Haleema Shah
 

haleema shah

journalist

 
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ABOUT

People are hungry for stories. It’s part of our very being. Storytelling is a form of history, of immortality too.
— STUDS TERKEL

Haleema Shah is a producer and interviewer for To the Best of Our Knowledge, a Peabody award-winning radio program and podcast about big ideas

She enjoys telling stories about pop culture, religion and ethics, and social change. Haleema has reported on national identity in Pakistan, interviewed the mother of legendary hip-hop producer J Dilla about her son's legacy, and has asked complete strangers about wooing people with mixtapes.

Haleema previously worked on the daily news beat when she covered national and state news as a producer for Wisconsin Public Radio’s live news talk show Central Time. ­She also co-hosted and helped create the network’s pop culture pilot show Entertain Us, and interned for NPR’s All Things ConsideredShe holds a Bachelor's Degree in History and Economics from Elmhurst College.

 

CLIPS

 Haleema Shah covers International Women's Day marches in Lahore, Pakistan.

Haleema Shah covers International Women's Day marches in Lahore, Pakistan.

HOSTING & INTERVIEWING

Reality TV and Other Things We Secretly Love for To The Best of Our Knowledge

Preserving J Dilla's Legacy With A Beat for To The Best of Our Knowledge

Understanding The Delicate Art Of The Mixtape for WPR's "Entertain Us" 

REPORTING

What Monuments Can Tell Us About National Identity for To The Best of Our Knowledge

Why Online Quizzes, Personality Tests, and Horoscopes Help You Feel Special for To The Best of Our Knowledge

As Nut Milk Sales Grow, So Do Dairy Farmer's Frustrations for WPR

 

PRODUCING

Is Guilt A Wasted Emotion? for To The Best of Our Knowledge

Is The Nation-State Splintering? for To The Best of Our Knowledge

White Evangelicals Are Less Likely Than Most To Say Muslims Face A Lot Of Discrimination for WPR's "Central Time"

ODESZA: Love Songs for a Digital Age for NPR's "All Things Considered"

 


RESUME

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Contact

Email: HSHAH003@GMAIl.com
TWITTER: @LELESHAH
LINKEDIN: linkedin.com/in/haleemashah/