Dr Amjad Aziz
Dr Amjad Aziz has obtained a complete Alim degree from Darul Aloom Muhamaadia Ghosia and BA from Punjab University. He has worked as a research scholar in Zavia Publications and produced books on Sufism. He has got his post graduate studies from renowend Alazhar University and Arab league university Cairo Egypt where he has produced research work on Arabic literature and Sufism on great Islamic figure Jalal u din Rumi ' a poet of all time. His speciality is in Islamic sciences education literature Sufism philosophy history and dawa. Listen to his programme soch on every Tuesday from 12-1pm.
Mohammed Nasrullah Khalid
I have been a presenter with the radio since 2007. I have worked as an Assistant Professor with University of Gujrat. Currently I am working as a manager with Saylani Welfare. I am also a TV presenter with Takbeer TV. Previously, I have also worked as a TV presenter in Denmark. I do Salam Nottingham every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8-10am and Saturdays from 9-11am.
I have been presenting Salaam Nottingham since 2008. Alongside my passion for broadcasting, I am a full time accountant running my own practice locally in Hyson green.
Ever since 2003 I have been presenting Salaam Nottingham on Sundays. My weekly Magazine show is mainly in Urdu and consists of Quran Recitation, Translation, Asma ul Husna, Salawat, Naats, Manqbats, News, Weather, Prayer times and Historical Events in Islamic History. By profession I am a Senior ICT Infrastructure Engineer and I work full time in an Education Establishment. Presenting a Program on the Radio helps me to learn about various aspects of my belief, opens up my heart to understand Islam, creates a strong link with listeners and keeps me up to date with current affairs and community events. I have a circle of good friends through the radio. On the other hand I see radio presentation is my small contribution and service to the community. I am Inspired by Sufism, Spirituality and Natural Beauty. I like reading books on biography of spiritual leaders.
Dr Musharraf Hussain
After completing a degree in Biochemistry at Aston University, he went on to gain a Science doctorate. He worked as a Scientist till 1990 and then decided to dedicate himself to serving the Muslim community. He studies Islamic studies at Al-Azhar University, Cairo. He is the Chief Executive of Karimia Institute where he has been working on projects ranging from translation of Quran, raising educational achievements of children, adult classes and interfaith work. He is a key presenter for Radio Dawn where he gives lectures on various Islamic topics. He is also the Vice Chair of the Christian/Muslim Forum, a senior trustee of Muslim Hands, a trustee of national centre for Citizenship and Law. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Staffordshire University in 2005, for his services to British Muslim Community. In 2009, he was awarded an OBE by the Queen for his services to community relations.
Mufti Yusuf Jha
Yusuf Jha currently works as a trainee Mufti at the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments (AWQAF, Abu Dhabi), wherein he specializes in providing Islamic spiritual guidance to the English speaking community across the UAE. Engaged in a pastoral role as a leader of Friday prayers/Sermons, he is authorized to deliver the sole English language Khutba in Abu Dhabi, and promotes a non-sectarian, and non-violent methodology of Islam rooted in its classical and spiritual traditions, positively engaged with society, and appreciative of human diversity. Prior to his current role he worked for over a decade in the Islamic finance industry, being amongst the first group of native English speakers to qualify as an AAOIFI-certified (Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions) Sharia Auditor and Advisor and has published numerous papers in peer reviewed journals on the topic of Islamic Finance, Sacred Economics, the Islamic conception of the Self, and its role in enabling life-affirming communities. Listen to his ‘Jummah khutba’ from 2-2.30pm every Friday.
Abdul Hakim Atilade
I am from the Federal Republic of Nigeria although I am a UK resident. I work as a private hire taxi driver. For the last two years I have been presenting Jamahliy Hour every Saturday between 4pm and 5:30pm. The programme is designed to educate the muslim community about the essence of Iife as guided by the Quran and Hadith as well as discussing challenges faced by the Nigerian Muslim community in Nottingham.
I have been involved in Politics at a local and National level. I do a lot of fundraising and charity work. I have done a lot of work in the Community especially around Community Cohesion and building a more cohesive and Intergrated Community in Nottingham.
I have been with Radio Dawn Since 2006. I present the current affairs programme ‘Sub Mumkan Hay’ 6-8pm every Wednesday. If you are interested in social, political and religious issues then this is the show for you where you have a chance to voice your opinions.
A qualified midwife who served the NHS in different capacities for 38 years (1976-2014). She started as an auxiliary nurse and retired as a multi faith support officer. She was instrumental in setting up the Multi-faith centre at the Queens Medical Centre where the mosque has been named after her which shows her sheer commitment and dedication to community service. She pioneered awareness training sessions for the NHS staff. Listen to her show every Wednesday called ‘Achi baatain sachi baatain’ from 4-5pm.
I have with Radio Dawn as a volunteer right from the start and present a weekly show called Kashmiri Show. In my shows I cover every day topics and invite listeners to ring in and talk live on the topic. I also play folk music from Kashmir. In the past I have interviewed the Chief Executive of Leicestershire county cricket club, senior police officers, local politicians and other important members of the community. I won an award from the Nottinghamshire Police for the voluntary work I done on the radio.
Not just a radio presenter but also a TV presenter and a poet. Listen to my show every Sunday evening from 6-7pm.
Along with being a radio presenter, I am the Bobbersmill community centre manager & also a youth worker. Catch my show ‘Active Youth’ every Wednesday from 3-4pm talking about a variety of topics relevant to Islam, lifestyle and issues affecting the future generation of Great Britain.
I have been a part of Radio Dawn for over a decade. Listen to my show every Thursday from 11am-12pm where I discuss a range of Islamic topics.
Zaby has played an integral part in the development of the station. She has a psychology background and is our most senior female presenter who we are very honoured and privileged to have as a part of the Radio Dawn team. Her extensive track record of community radio equates to two decades when the station was formerly known as ‘Radio Ramadan’. She has built a huge fan base of loyal avid listeners over the years who have enjoyed her shows on a range of Islamic topics. Widely known for her distinctive ‘radio voice’ within the community, she is recognised for her voice. She hosts several religious gatherings throughout the year inviting members of the community and is known for her ‘dua’. She has travelled the world and loves visiting new places. Along with her presenting talents, she enjoys writing and possesses extensive knowledge of Islam and has dedicated her life to studying topics of the deen on a daily basis. To listen to her programme ‘Noor ul Huda’ where she spreads the message of Islam tune in every Thursday from 4-5pm.
Qari Abdul Hai
I have a Masters in Islamic Banking, Finance and Management. I provide advice on various Islamic issues. I am also an Imam of a Mosque. Listen to my program 'Asma Ul Husna' every Tuesdays from 10-11am where I discuss and provide advice on a range of Islamic issues as well as topics.
The youngest duo who present their own show every Tuesday from 7.30-8pm.
The youngest duo who present their own show every Tuesday from 7.30-8pm.
From a young age I've always been into sports whether its cricket, football or boxing. That seems to have continued into adulthood. I am a big Manchester United fan and a huge cricket fan. My passion for cricket came to a point where I became a cricket agent to a lot of international cricketers around the world. When an opportunity came on board to be a radio presenter for Radio Dawn with my brother's Ahsan tariq and Nadeem Amin it was an opportunity that I couldn't afford to let go. Listen to the sports hour every Thursday from 6-7pm.
Nadeem is very well known in Nottingham. He does a very important job of giving us bereavement announcements in a timely manner so we can announce these on time and more people can benefit from going to the janaza. He also gives us updates on what events and courses are happening in Nottingham which is greatly appreciated by Radio Dawn. He is an avid cricket man and doesn’t miss a Pakistan match. He is often shown in the crowds on TV wearing the team’s kit. This is the reason there couldn’t be a better person to complete the Sports Hour trio with Ahsan and Imran on Thursdays from 6-7pm.
Holds a Masters in Leadership, I am a training design team leader at College of Policing. My role is to oversee the design and development of national police training, otherwise a social and political activist. she I present ‘Musings of the Pakistani British’ where I bring to the listeners a fusion of good and great of Pakistani British Culture and heritage. Tune in to my show every Saturday 6-7pm.
I am a 'Real housewife' and mother. I am a co presenter of the weekly radio programme Today's Choice which is every Tuesday from 6-7.30pm. I have been presenting with my husband for the last eleven years. My life, love and passion is to learn and teach Islam, I have also been fortunate to give various talks for sisters in the community, volunteer with local projects and charities. I love meeting people from all walks of life, my other hobbies include shopping, reading and travel. I also have an appreciation of fashion and interior design and I enjoy spending time with family and friends.
Tune in to my show every Thursday 12-1pm.
Presents ‘Aap ki Farmaish’ every Friday from 6-8pm.
Listen to the Trust building hour every Monday from 10-11am which promotes mutual trust, peace and reconciliation in British society through better understanding of each other and promoting friendship and harmony among British Muslims and the wider community. The show also looks at busting myths related to Islamophobia and Hate Crime in a wider context and to ultimately develop a working Trust Building model.
Presents the magazine show every Saturday from 6.30-8pm.
Maulana Ajmal Shahbazi
I am an Imam of a Masjid. In my programs I provide advice and information on a range of different Islamic topics.
Our youngest presenter Aisha confidently presents the ‘Ya Taiba Children’s Hour’ every Friday from4-5pm. Aisha tells stories, reads nasheeds and does recitation of Quran all in her own beautiful voice.
The only husband and wife who present a programme together on Radio Dawn. Listen to their show ‘Today’s choice’ every Tuesday from 6-7.30pm.
I have been a radio presenter for 3 years. I have listeners from different countries. Family is very important to me as I am a proud mum myself. Listen to my Mirpuri show every Wednesday from 5-6pm where I discuss various topics to interact with you.
A teacher by profession, I have been a part of Radio Dawn for a few years. I present the Figtree school hour with a number of children from the school to read nasheed, stories and talawat. Listen to my show from 4-5pm.