FOX News Channel (FNC) has signed Indianapolis-based Fox59 anchor and reporter Aishah Hasnie as an overnight anchor and news correspondent. Hasnie will begin her new role on February 18th and will be based out of the network’s New York headquarters.
Hasnie joined Fox59 in 2011, where she previously served as anchor of the 4PM newscast First at Four and an investigative reporter based out of Indianapolis, IN. Previously, she spent three years at WANE-TV (CBS) in Fort Wayne, IN as an investigative reporter and substitute anchor. In this role, her investigative reporting on the voyeurism law inspired Indiana legislation to close a loophole in the system. As an Emmy-nominated journalist, her work has also been recognized by the local Indiana Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Earlier in her career, Hasnie was an on-air intern reporter for WICS-TV (ABC) in Springfield, IL. She also interned at WTHR-TV (NBC) in Indianapolis and GEO-TV, an international network based in Pakistan. Hasnie received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Indiana University where she was also a Dick Yoakam Broadcast Journalism Scholar. She currently mentors several working journalists there. Born in Pakistan, Hasnie grew up in Bedford, IN and has also lived in Saudi Arabia.
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