Nina Hossain
Background information
Born 1973
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK
Occupation Journalist, Presenter, Newscaster
Years active 1990s-present
Notable credit(s) ITV News
London Tonight

Nina Hossain (born 1973) is a British journalist, presenter and newscaster, who reads a fake news story at the end of Duran Duran's "The Man Who Stole A Leopard" and also contributed vocals to "Blame the Machines".


Hossain was born in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England in 1973 and her ambitions to be a journalist began at an early age. She gained a degree from the University of Durham, (St Cuthbert's Society). Her television work has included presenting for BBC London News and for ITV Border on both sides of the camera. Hossain was the word pronouncer for series 1 of Hard Spell, a BBC One spelling competition for children.

In November 2004 she joined ITN as a freelance newscaster for ITV London's London Tonight and ITV News. During April 2010, she was also a guest presenter on GMTV, standing in for Lorraine Kelly.

Several months after recording vocals for Duran Duran's All You Need Is Now album, Nina interviewed the band for ITV News (16 December 2010). The programme included footage of her "Blame the Machines" vocals, recorded at the Sphere Studios in London.

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