Sky News has made a significant addition to its team as Yalda Hakim takes on the role of Lead World News Presenter. In her new position, Hakim will anchor a primetime program that forms a crucial part of the network's multiplatform approach to delivering international news.
As an accomplished foreign correspondent with numerous awards to her name, Yalda Hakim currently serves as the chief presenter for the BBC News channel, where she hosts the highly-regarded program, "The Daily Global with Yalda Hakim."
This appointment is a testament to Sky News' ongoing dedication to providing in-depth foreign and eyewitness journalism across a diverse range of platforms, encompassing digital media, television, and audio services on a global scale. With Yalda Hakim at the helm, audiences can expect a continued commitment to excellence in delivering comprehensive international news coverage.
Yalda Hakim, said: "I am honoured and excited to be joining Sky News as lead world news presenter. I have long admired Sky for its smart, fearless and world-class reporting. At a time when global media must work harder than ever to earn the confidence of our viewers, I look forward to giving my all as part of one of the most talented and accomplished news teams anywhere."