Aishah Hasnie is an award winning reporter
for NewsChannel 15,
specializing in the station's investigative unit
15 Finds Out. Her work has been recognized by the Indiana
Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. She
has also interviewed various political figures in the U.S. and
She joined the news team in October, 2008. Prior to that, she
was the afternoon anchor/reporter at Fort Wayne's News Talk 1190
Aishah was born in Pakistan, but grew up in Bedford, IN. She has
also lived in Saudi Arabia. She loves history and languages. She's
fortunate to be fluent in three and familiar with three more.
She received her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Indiana
University. There, she was a Dick Yoakam Broadcast Journalism
Scholar. She was also the main anchor for IU's student television
and wrote for the student newspaper. Since graduating, Aishah has
established a scholarship fund for excelling broadcast journalism
students at IU.
Aishah has been in TV news since she was 18. Her first on-air
experience was as an intern at WICS-TV in Springfield, IL. Soon
after starting, she was promoted as a general assignment reporter
and became the youngest on-air reporter in the station's history.
Her career has also taken her to WTHR-TV in Indianapolis and to
GEO-TV, an international network based in Pakistan. Before she made
the move to Fort Wayne to be closer to family, she was reporting
for WICD-TV in Champaign, IL.
Journalism is Aishah's passion, because it gives her the
opportunity to learn something new each day, close gaps between
people, and open up the world to others.
All of that aside, Aishah is an all around southern Indiana
girl. She loves target shooting with her dad, playing soccer, and
spending time with her family.
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