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Arfa Khanum Sherwani

Senior Editor The Wire

An award winning journalist, Arfa Khanum Sherwani has been in the news broadcast sector for the last 19 years. She currently occupies the post of a Senior Editor at the digital news portal Arfa was a founding member of Rajya Sabha TV. Arfa worked with NDTV and was also associated with Bollywood Superstar Aamir Khan for his TV blockbuster ‘SatyamevJayate’. She participated in ‘Global Media Forum’ in Germany’s Bonn city. She has delivered the TEDxlecture on Fake News in India. Arfa won this Year’s Red ink award. A winner of 'Senior Journalists Seminar; Fellowship from East West Centre, Hawaii for 2018, the news broadcaster along with some of world’s finest journalists, represented India in the international seminar. Chosen as Robert Bosch Indian Media Ambassador to Germany for the year 2017, Arfa worked on the Rise of Right Wing politics in Germany. Recently, she was awarded the prestigious Sahitya Samman from Hindi Academy, instituted by the Delhi government.