An Investigative Journalist, With Five Years Of Reporting on Panorama
Nisha’s ground-breaking reports on the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme included:
- A nine-month long investigation into media tycoon Robert Maxwell’s crumbling empire, broadcast just a month before his death. It scooped the Royal Television Society’s Award for Best Current Affairs Programme.
- Underclass in Purdah, another controversial investigation, which predicted an explosion of Muslim discontent in Britain a good decade before the 7/7 attacks in London.
- An investigation on sexual abuse in care homes, with the first on-screen interviews in British television with young women with learning disabilities describing being raped.
- Clash of Cultures – a unique global broadcast live from London, Islamabad and New York, with audiences quizzing each other on the impact of the 9/11 attacks. Nisha hosted the Islamabad section, with David Dimbleby in London and Nicky Campbell in New York.