Hanna Yusuf (BBC News Journalist) Bio, Wiki, Age, Death, Family

Hanna Yusuf
Hanna Yusuf

Hanna Yusuf Bio

Hanna Yusuf was a London-based journalist working as a reporter for the BBC News. She was born in 1992 in Somalia. She previously worked as a TV producer for the BBC News Channel and the News at One.

Earlier Life

She was the recipient of a Scott Trust bursary for an MA in newspaper journalism at the University of London in 2017, following her degree at Queen Mary, University of London. She also volunteered as a media and student adviser for a non-profit interfaith foundation.

Hanna Yusuf BBC News Journalist

Hanna Yusuf was a London-based broadcast journalist working as a reporter for the BBC News website. She previously worked as a TV producer for the BBC News Channel and the News at One. Before that Hanna was a researcher for BBC News at Six and Ten.

Hanna has worked across BBC News programmes on original, exclusive and agenda-setting stories. She had worked with whistleblowers and victims of serious crimes who wish to protect their anonymity. Hanna continues to work with sensitive sources and has a clean record of protecting them.

Before joining the BBC, Hanna’s writing was featured widely in the British and international press. She worked as a reporter and featured writer for The Independent, and, as a freelancer, contributed to The Times, ITV, BBC Three, The Muslim News, The National (UAE), Grazia Magazine, among others.

Her contributions to the debate around the hijab and feminist theory have been widely referenced in the UK and beyond. She is one of many experts that contributed to Gemma Cairney’s book: Open: A Toolkit for How Magic and Messed Up Life Can Be.

Hanna Yusuf Death and Cause

His family released a statement on Monday, September 30th, 2019 saying they were deeply saddened and heartbroken by the death of the vibrant professional who became a bridge between the media and the community.

She was 27 years old. Many will know Hanna for her incredible contributions to journalism and for her work at the BBC. While we mourn her loss, we hope that his legacy will serve as an inspiration and beacon to her fellow colleagues and to her community and her meaningful memory and the people she has touched for many years lives on, the statement read.
They added that they would notify the community about funeral arrangements in due course. Her cause of death has not been released.


After the news of her death broke on social media, colleagues paid tribute to Yusuf’s qualities as a journalist and friend.