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Aleem Maqbool appointed BBC Information Faith Editor

Aleem Maqbool(Photograph: BBC)

BBC Information has appointed Aleem Maqbool as its new Faith Editor. 

Maqbool has been the North America Correspondent for BBC Information since 2014. That position has seen him posted in Washington DC for the final seven years. 

He has been with the BBC for practically 20 years. Former positions with BBC Information embody serving as its correspondents in Pakistan and later Gaza and the West Financial institution. 

He’ll take up his new position as Faith Editor within the spring when he will lead on the BBC’s professional evaluation and perception on the key themes and points affecting totally different faiths within the UK and all over the world.

“I’m delighted to take up a task that focusses on telling tales related to religion and ethics, and reflecting on the advanced means wherein they proceed to form our society. After a few years in international information I additionally stay up for working with an exquisite workforce in London,” he mentioned. 

Commenting on his appointment, Jonathan Munro, Deputy Director of BBC Information and Head of Information Content material, mentioned: “Aleem has all the time been an exceptionally considerate reporter and analyst with journalistic drive and a powerful imaginative and prescient for reaching new audiences and delivering on digital. I believe he’ll be improbable.”

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