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Nelufar Hedayat

Multi-Award Winning Journalist, Documentarian, and Presenter, Known for her contributions on National Geographic's "Story of God," BBC, The Guardian, 2015 Journalist of the Year at the British Asian Media Award Winner

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Nelufar Hedayat Biography

Nelufar Hedayat is a multi award winning journalist and presenter who has worked across American and British Television. 2019 saw her join Morgan Freeman as a contributing presenter on season 3 of Story of God for Nat Geo as well as joining Doha Debates as a correspondent, bringing the debate topics and themes to global audiences across digital platforms. Nelufar was also the host for the eight part series The Traffickers (Fusion/Netflix), which saw her following the illegal trades of precious minerals, counterfeit drugs, endangered species and even people around the globe. She traveled through Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas as she chronicled the profit-driven dealers, compliant middlemen, bribe-taking officials, poachers and smugglers and uncovered vast transportation networks, packaging factories and safe houses.

The unique way the series covered a broad but bold range of subjects with incredible depth of research and investigative efforts heralded the team and the programmed a plethora of awards and nominations. These include Livingstone Awards for Excellence in Reporting, International Affairs award at the Association of International Broadcasters 2017 and Best Investigation at the Asian Media Awards 2017 as well as the coveted Reporter / Correspondent of the year at the Gracie Awards (the Alliance for Women in Media) and Journalist of the Year at the Asian Media Awards. Individual episodes including Killed for a Horn, Dark Side of Adoption and Fake Parma were finalists or shortlisted for awards including the Edward J. Meeman Award for Environmental Reporting at the Scripps Howard Awards 2017.

As a result of her reporting in Organs for Sale, Nelufar Hedayat was invited to the Vatican, to the Summit of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences’ in order to report on her findings as well as to be a signatory on the Resolution on Organ Trafficking, which has recently been ratified by the Council of Europe.

In 2018 Fusion Food Exposed with Nelufar Hedayat was broadcast that saw her look into our food industries from dairy and pork to water and waste. In each episode she explored the journeys our food makes and the processes that go into this ever growing and demanding market. Nelufar investigates what the growing demand costs the planet and the people growing our food.

Previous to her work with Fusion, Nelufar worked across the BBC, Channel 4 and The Guardian. Her work has often focused on the cultural upheaval experienced by women, children and families in conflict zones and hostile places. In 2015, Nel was nominated for Journalist of the Year at the British Asian Media Awards following her second program for Unreported World, Vaccination Wars, which was also nominated in the Best Investigation category. In this eye opening film she met the health workers risking their lives to vaccinate children against polio in Pakistan, where the Taliban actively target and kill polio health workers. Her first Unreported World was filmed in Vietnam, where she investigated how dog thieves are making millions in the highly lucrative and illegal dog meat trade and are stealing thousands of pet dogs from family homes to meet demand. Nelufar was also a reporter for Channel 4 News, covering domestic issues for the program.

In the six years Nelufar worked for the BBC, she presented, co-produced and wrote documentaries for television and radio, including the award winning Women, Weddings, War and Me, Shot for Going to School and Music, Money & Hip Hop Honeys. She also presented and hosted the flagship live news program Newsround for 3 years winning an award for her short film The Kids of Kabul made for the program. More recently for the BBC she has been a regular reporter on BBC One’s religious and ethics discussion show Sunday Morning Live.

Nelufar has produced and written radio documentaries and features for BBC Radio 4 on Afghan child suicide bombers. the refugee crisis in Syria and Lebanon, and on faith and marriage for BBC 1xtra .

Nelufar speaks four languages including Farsi, Hindi and Dari.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Nelufar Hedayat?

    Booking fees for Nelufar Hedayat, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Nelufar Hedayat, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Nelufar Hedayat?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Nelufar Hedayat for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Nelufar Hedayat for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Nelufar Hedayat or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Nelufar Hedayat or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Multi-Award Winning Journalist, Documentarian, and Presenter, Known for her contributions on National Geographic's "Story of God," BBC, The Guardian, 2015 Journalist of the Year at the British Asian Media Award Winner

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Nelufar Hedayat Biography

Nelufar Hedayat is a multi award winning journalist and presenter who has worked across American and British Television. 2019 saw her join Morgan Freeman as a contributing presenter on season 3 of Story of God for Nat Geo as well as joining Doha Debates as a correspondent, bringing the debate topics and themes to global audiences across digital platforms. Nelufar was also the host for the eight part series The Traffickers (Fusion/Netflix), which saw her following the illegal trades of precious minerals, counterfeit drugs, endangered species and even people around the globe. She traveled through Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas as she chronicled the profit-driven dealers, compliant middlemen, bribe-taking officials, poachers and smugglers and uncovered vast transportation networks, packaging factories and safe houses.

The unique way the series covered a broad but bold range of subjects with incredible depth of research and investigative efforts heralded the team and the programmed a plethora of awards and nominations. These include Livingstone Awards for Excellence in Reporting, International Affairs award at the Association of International Broadcasters 2017 and Best Investigation at the Asian Media Awards 2017 as well as the coveted Reporter / Correspondent of the year at the Gracie Awards (the Alliance for Women in Media) and Journalist of the Year at the Asian Media Awards. Individual episodes including Killed for a Horn, Dark Side of Adoption and Fake Parma were finalists or shortlisted for awards including the Edward J. Meeman Award for Environmental Reporting at the Scripps Howard Awards 2017.

As a result of her reporting in Organs for Sale, Nelufar Hedayat was invited to the Vatican, to the Summit of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences’ in order to report on her findings as well as to be a signatory on the Resolution on Organ Trafficking, which has recently been ratified by the Council of Europe.

In 2018 Fusion Food Exposed with Nelufar Hedayat was broadcast that saw her look into our food industries from dairy and pork to water and waste. In each episode she explored the journeys our food makes and the processes that go into this ever growing and demanding market. Nelufar investigates what the growing demand costs the planet and the people growing our food.

Previous to her work with Fusion, Nelufar worked across the BBC, Channel 4 and The Guardian. Her work has often focused on the cultural upheaval experienced by women, children and families in conflict zones and hostile places. In 2015, Nel was nominated for Journalist of the Year at the British Asian Media Awards following her second program for Unreported World, Vaccination Wars, which was also nominated in the Best Investigation category. In this eye opening film she met the health workers risking their lives to vaccinate children against polio in Pakistan, where the Taliban actively target and kill polio health workers. Her first Unreported World was filmed in Vietnam, where she investigated how dog thieves are making millions in the highly lucrative and illegal dog meat trade and are stealing thousands of pet dogs from family homes to meet demand. Nelufar was also a reporter for Channel 4 News, covering domestic issues for the program.

In the six years Nelufar worked for the BBC, she presented, co-produced and wrote documentaries for television and radio, including the award winning Women, Weddings, War and Me, Shot for Going to School and Music, Money & Hip Hop Honeys. She also presented and hosted the flagship live news program Newsround for 3 years winning an award for her short film The Kids of Kabul made for the program. More recently for the BBC she has been a regular reporter on BBC One’s religious and ethics discussion show Sunday Morning Live.

Nelufar has produced and written radio documentaries and features for BBC Radio 4 on Afghan child suicide bombers. the refugee crisis in Syria and Lebanon, and on faith and marriage for BBC 1xtra .

Nelufar speaks four languages including Farsi, Hindi and Dari.

FAQs on booking Nelufar Hedayat

  • How to book Nelufar Hedayat?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Nelufar Hedayat for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Nelufar Hedayat, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Nelufar Hedayat or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Nelufar Hedayat?

    Booking fees for Nelufar Hedayat, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Nelufar Hedayat, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Nelufar Hedayat?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Nelufar Hedayat for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Nelufar Hedayat for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Nelufar Hedayat or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Nelufar Hedayat or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Nelufar Hedayat is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Nelufar Hedayat for your event is available upon request. Nelufar Hedayat generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Susan Candiotti, Mikey Kay, Zinhle Essamuah, Cornelius Swart and Dolores Barclay. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Nelufar Hedayat for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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