Sana Safi (ثنا ساپۍ ) was Born in Kabul and raised in Kandahar, Helmand, Nangarhar and across other cities in Afghanistan.She is a producer and lead presenter for the daily BBC Pashto TV news programme, BBC Naray Da Wakht (BBC World Right Now).
Sana joined BBC World Service – of which BBC Pashto is part – in 2006 as a field reporter in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. She then worked as a BBC Pashto radio, Online and TV producer and presenter, based in London.
As presenter of the BBC Pashto TV news programme, Sana was the first broadcast journalist to interview Afghanistan’s First Lady, Rula Ghani, after her husband, Ashraf Ghani, took office in 2014. In 2015, Safi was given a rare access to some of Afghanistan’s rising super rich class in Dubai as well as Kabul’s exclusive addresses, to discuss their vision for the future of their country.
Before joining the BBC, Sana worked as the only female journalist in Jalalabad’s state-run radio and television station, RTAJ. She also headed an educational institution in Jalalabad, which was providing literacy and numeracy classes for women and children who had been deprived of education under the Taliban regime. Apart from her journalistic work, she is known for her fictional writings in Pashto. She is the author of a children’s book and a collection of short stories, “On the Banks of the River Thames”.
Sana has completed her studies in Journalism and Media and Political Science. As well as Pashto and English, she speaks Dari, Persian and understands Urdu.
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