Arfa Khanum Sherwani
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Arfa Khanum Sherwani is an award-winning journalist and has been in the news broadcast sector for the last 19 years. She currently occupies the post of Senior Editor at the digital news portal TheWire.in. 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 ‘Satyamev Jayate’. She participated in the ‘Global Media Forum’ in Bonn, Germany. She has delivered the TEDx lecture on Fake News in India. Arfa won 2019’s Chameli Devi Jain Award for an outstanding woman journalist of the year for her reports on Kashmir. She had won the prestigious Red Ink Award for the year 2019. A winner of the 'Senior Journalists Seminar' Fellowship from East-West Centre, Hawaii for 2018, the news broadcaster along with some of the 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.