Sandra Herbert is a religious broadcaster based in Leicestershire. Now freelance she previously worked as BBC Radio Leicester's religious producer. In recognition of her work training and making radio programmes with young Muslims, she was awarded the Race in Media Award and the Muslim News award for excellence in the media. She is involved with local interfaith groups and is a trainer for the Intercultural Leadership and Communication School and the Church of England.
Navid Akhtar is the Executive Director of Gazelle Media, a senior producer of documentaries and award-winning journalist. He was specialist adviser to BBC Radio 5, after 9/11 terrrorist attacks. In 2003 he was a Senior Producer on Channel 4's Hajj: Trip of a Lifetime, and has received awards from the Prix Europa for his radio programmes, and the Al Biruni award for Media, Muslim News Awards for Excellence. In 2005 he was awarded the Sanford St Martins Award, by the Church of England for his coverage of the BBC World Service 2005, Hajj in Mecca.
Former Media Specialists
Fuad Nahdi: Founder-proprietor of Q-News, Director of the Radical Middle Way