Dani Sinha is a news anchor on BBC World News and presents BBC Business for the News Channel. She has covered big stories such as ISIS, Ukraine/Crimea, MH370, Syria and the Gaza conflict. In the past she has been heard on BBC World Service radio presenting a live show World Have Your Say. She also had the experience of working on live shows which were broadcast in Florida and Cleveland in October.
Dani Sinha has also worked as a News Correspondent for the News Channel, often reporting on the top story of the day for TV and the BBC’s national radio outlets. She is also a regular face on television news bulletins for BBC South and has worked on BBC London as an established presenter and reporter.
She was a reporter for the South of England at BBC News during the Election period 2010. As well as working on outside broadcasts for the election, she was also one of the main reporters when there was huge travel disruption caused by the volcanic ash cloud from Iceland.
Dani Sinha has shown her versatility as a broadcaster on many occasions. From presenting Children In Need on BBC1 to securing top ratings for her part in a mobile phone bugging story for the BBC’s investigative current affairs programme, Inside Out.
It was in local radio where Dani cut her teeth as a journalist. In 2002 she worked as a newsreader and reporter for a commercial station in Reading. She was then poached by BBC Berkshire in 2004. Whilst there, she was to produce big names such as Henry Kelly, Edwina Currie, Mike Read and Anthony Worral Thompson before taking to the microphone herself.
But before Dani embarked on a media career, she studied French and Latin at Bristol University. Hailing from Liverpool, she was born to an Irish/Spanish mother and an Indian father. In her spare time, Dani is a keen musician, playing the violin and piano. She also loves reading, dancing and yoga. Not to mention travel!
Dani Sinha has hosted various corporate events including London’s Business in the Community Awards and the Association of University Engineers’ Conference. Dani Sinha volunteers regularly at a hospice which helps terminally ill people in Lourdes in France.