Aisha Salaudeen Biography: Husband, Age, Awards, Tattoo, Pictures, Works

Aisha Salaudeen (born September 26, 1994) is a prominent feminist, multimedia journalist, and producer from Nigeria. She is well known for working with the multinational cable news channel CNN.

Aisha has received many awards for storytelling and covering reports.

She bagged the Future Awards Africa Prize for Journalism. She covers reports on Africa.

As a writer, Salaudeen has written many books. In 2020, she was the guest speaker at the Ake Arts and Book Festival.

Aisha Salaudeen
Aisha Salaudeen is a multimedia journalist and producer working with the CNN.
Quick Facts
Name:Aisha Salaudeen
Born:September 26, 1994 (age 27 years)
Place of Birth:Jos, Plateau State
Education:University of Bradford
Nationality:Nigerian
Marital Status:Married
Religion:Muslim
Occupation:Feminist, multimedia journalist, producer
Years Active:2017-active
Award:The Future Awards Africa Prize for journalism (2020)

Early Life

Aisha Salaudeen was born on September 26, 1994, in Jos in Plateau State. She studied in primary and secondary schools in Nigeria.

Education

Aisha Salaudeen graduated from the public research University of Bradford in West Yorkshire, England.

Career

In 2013, Salaudeen was a volunteer presenter at the University of Bradford radio station, marking the beginning of her career in the media industry. 

After flying back to Nigeria in 2017, she quit her accounting job for journalism. She freelanced at international broadcaster Al Jazeera and the Financial Times.

Her early work on Stears covered business and culture. In 2018, she did an investigative report on Earthquakes, lung disease, and dirt: what it feels like living in Kurata.

Aisha told a story about Single women who cannot rent properties in Nigeria in 2019. She talked about the difficulty of unmarried women renting houses in Nigeria.

In 2018, she became a journalist for Stears Business. She aimed to reveal what a community faces in the battle against environmental pollution.

Some of her work includes African Voices Changemakers, Inside Africa, and Marketplace Africa. Aisha also writes feature stories from across Africa.

In April 2019, she left Stears for the international news net worth CNN. She works as a digital features producer at CNN. She started her work with a report about a 9-year-old boy who made over thirty video games.

She produces editorial sponsorships for the CNN bureau in Lagos, Nigeria. Aisha scripts sponsored television shows on CNN.

Salaudeen has done freelance and worked full-time as a journalist. Aisha reports human interest stories in Africa through images, text, and videos.

Through her work, she talks about the bitter experiences of women in society. She reports the abortion rights, sexual violence, trauma, and inequality they face.

She has covered stories in over 20 African countries like Namibia, Kenya, Ghana, South Africa, Egypt, and Ethiopia. She is a founding member of the podcast production company Twenty Seven Productions.

Aisha is the host and producer of I Like Girls, a narrative storytelling podcast about African women.

Works

2019
Single women cannot rent property in NigeriaStears Nigeria
2019
This 9-year-old has built more than 30 mobile gamesCNN
2019The Woman risking her life to photograph the forgotten victims of warCNN

Awards

In 2020, British Vogue named Aisha Salaudeen among the 50 Trailblazing Creatives And Young Activists From Across. A Nigerian media site YNaija added her to their 2019 New Establishment List.

Salaudeen received The Future Awards Africa Prize for journalism in December 2020.

Personal Life

Aisha Salaudeen husband
Aisha Salaudeen and her husband anniversary picture.

Aisha Salaudeen is a 27-year-old Nigerian multimedia journalist. She enjoys watching television shows, comic-based movies, and lying in bed. Aisha got married to her lover in October 2020. 

The couple celebrated their wedding anniversary on October 18, 2021. She is a Muslim and an avid feminist. Aisha had a tattoo drawn, a symbol of feminism, on her left arm.

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