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Sky News launching new foreign affairs show The World with Yalda Hakim | World News


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Sky News is launching a new primetime foreign affairs programme hosted by lead world news presenter Yalda Hakim.

The World with Yalda Hakim will discuss the latest international news headlines and hear from the big names shaping the global outlook.

Yalda Hakim will interview leaders and newsmakers, holding some of the world’s most powerful to account.

Each evening, a special guest panel will join her live in the studio for conversation and analysis exploring the issues defining our times.

Yalda Hakim joined Sky News at the end of last year
Yalda Hakim joined Sky News at the end of last year

The show, which will be broadcast from 9-10pm Monday-Thursday, will become the home for Sky News’ international reporting.

It will showcase eyewitness journalism from Sky’s award-winning foreign reporting team led by special correspondent and BAFTA award-winner Alex Crawford and chief correspondent and international Emmy award-winner Stuart Ramsay.

An award-winning foreign correspondent, Yalda Hakim joined Sky News at the end of last year after a decade at the BBC, most recently as chief presenter for the BBC News channel, where she hosted her flagship programme The Daily Global with Yalda Hakim.

Yalda reported from Jersualem for Sky News in 2023
Yalda reported from Jersualem for Sky News in 2023

Yalda Hakim said: “I am honoured to be launching our new prime-time foreign affairs show, The World.

“I have long admired Sky for its smart, fearless and world-class reporting and I’m excited to be showcasing our exceptional journalism on the programme.

“We will be holding ourselves to the highest standards of integrity. Our only commitment is to hold accountable those in power and to try to share the stories that matter most – and let the viewer decide for themselves.

“I look forward to giving my all as part of one of the most talented and accomplished news teams anywhere.”

David Rhodes, executive chairman of Sky News Group, said: “There’s no better time for this brave and ambitious reporting… than this dangerous and uncertain new year.

“And there’s no better person to lead the programme than Yalda, supported by our tenacious team of journalists all around the globe. Everywhere people get their news, they will get the full global picture from everyone involved in The World with Yalda Hakim.”

The World with Yalda Hakim will broadcast live Monday-Thursday at 9pm from 22 January and is available for free on Sky News – Freeview 233, Sky 501, Virgin 603, BT 313, YouTube and the Sky News website and app.

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