Maryam Zakir-Hussain

The Independent

Maryam is a BA and MA Comparative Literature graduate from King’s College London and completed her Gold-Standard NCTJ diploma in December 2021.

She began her career as a trainee journalist in London, with a particular interest in social affairs and marginalised communities. Maryam is committed to elevating British Muslim stories and her goal as a journalist is to better reflect diverse communities.

Maryam has joined the Independent as a News Desk trainee, where she writes on a wide range of topics.

Maryam Zakir-Hussain The Indy
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