Who is Aisha Hasnie?
Born in 1984 in Lahore, Pakistan, Aishah Hasnie is a broadcast journalist, best known for her work with Fox News – she regularly appears on the programs “Fox & Friends” and “Fox & Friends First”. She is a news correspondent for daytime programs in Fox, although she initially rose to fame as a nighttime anchor.
The wealth of Aishah Hasnie
As of mid 2020, Aishah Hasnie’s net worth is estimated to be close to $500,000 earned through success in the journalism industry. Apart from her work at Fox, she has also worked for other notable local television stations in the US during her career.
She has done a lot of investigative reporting and also done some digital work.
Beginning of early life, education and career
While Aishah was born in Pakistan, her family later migrated to the US, settling in Bedford, Indiana where she would grow up. She remained there for most of her childhood and attended Bedford North Lawrence High School. It was during her time there that she began to develop an interest in a career in broadcasting.
After graduating from high school, her skills earned her a Dick Yoakam Broadcast Journalism Scholarship, a scholarship she accepted, leading her to enroll at nearby Indiana University, one of the larger public universities in the state that regularly hosts more than 100,000 attendees. .
While training there, she gained her first work experience as part of the Springfield-based television station WICS, serving briefly as an on-air reporter for which she gained valuable experience; she could easily get into the station because her cousin already worked there as a reporter. She also spent a short time in Pakistan where she worked at GEO-TV before returning home and interning at WTHR-TV.
After graduation, Hasnie was offered a job in Fort Wayne hired by WANE-TV as an investigative reporter.
Owned by Nextar, the station has been on the air since the 1950s, providing daily locally produced newscasts with two four-hour news shows. Although she mainly served on the sidelines during this period, she filled in as an anchor when the main anchors were unavailable. Her biggest story during this time was a report on voyeurism, which helped her get an Emmy Award nomination.
In 2011, she moved to Indianapolis and joined the Fox affiliate, WXIN-TV/FOX59. The station is known for carrying primary broadcasts of the Hoosier Lottery, the state’s official lottery. They also cover professional sports teams and produce many more newscasts in excess of 62 hours per week.
During her time there, she continued her work in various investigative projects, but also landed her first regular job as an anchor on the show “First at Four”, and the station’s early morning news program, featuring most of the previous day’s major news headlines.
Moving to Fox News
In 2019, her service at Fox59 didn’t go unnoticed when she was finally asked to move to a position at the main station in New York City. With her acceptance, she began serving primarily as a news correspondent, while also working as a nightly anchor for about a year. She first rose to prominence when she became a correspondent for the daily news program “Fox & Friends”, currently hosted by Brian Kilmeade, Ainsley Earhardt and Steve Doocey.
It focuses on the main news headlines in the morning, but also has several other segments, often featuring political analysis, feature stories, and a few entertainment news segments.
With her work there, she also became part of the earlier spin-off of “Fox & Friends” called “Fox & Friends First”. The show starts at 4am for the first two hours and leads into the main program. She was used to this work because she had already worked early morning shifts in her previous work experience. The show’s main hosts are Ainsley Earhardt and Heather Childers.
In recent months, Hasnie, like many of New York City’s residents, has stopped working because of the city Close most areas after a huge spike in coronavirus cases. The city is one of the biggest hit in the US, responsible for most of the cases that have elevated the country to one of the top zones hit by the virus. This has largely left her at home, though her position and experience have led her to become a frontliner and volunteer for numerous efforts in the fight against the virus.
She is known to have worked on several charitable projects in the past, most recently for New York River Fund, and the New York City Food Bank, both responsible for helping distribute food to the needy, and to those who have lost their jobs due to the lockdown. She spends most of her days at home on the recommendation of government officials. As a result, she’s been more active online, providing updates on the difference in everyday life since the virus hit, including celebrating her sister’s graduation online. She still follows the latest news in the country and posts regularly on Twitter, as most journalists do.
Aishah is single and doesn’t talk much about past or current romantic relationships. Although she has spent most of her life in the US, she remains closely connected to her Pakistani roots. She is Muslim like her parents and practices various religious occasions such as Ramadan. She is also a big fan of world history and it is one of her favorite subjects. During her childhood, she considered a career in modeling, but eventually stepped away from it. She also enjoys traveling in her free time as she has visited several European countries. She has admitted that she misses traveling due to the current restrictions around the world due to the coronavirus.