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Ashna Hurynag is a Sky News correspondent, covering a range of stories across the UK including breaking news. She started her broadcast career at ITV News working in the regions.
 
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Experience

January 2019 – current – UK CorrespondentSky News

September 2018 – December 2019 – Television Reporter ITV Regional News

May 2018 – September 2018 – Television Reporter – ITV News Cymru Wales

September 2015 – May 2018 – Production Journalist – ITV News West Country

July 2015 – September 2015 – Researcher – BBC Inside Out, South East

June 2015News Intern – LBC (Global Radio)

May 2015 – Production Assistant – Sky News: General Election Digital Camera Project

December 2014 – January 2015  – News InternBauer Media UK (Radio)

March 2014 – August 2014 – Video Production Intern – Bauer Media, Entertainments Hub

August 2014 – January 2015Intern – Sky News

May – August 2014Newsdesk Intern – Newsflare Ltd.

2012 – 2014Station ManagerrhubarbTV (Royal Holloway’s Unique Broadcasting and Recording Brand)

2011 – 2014News Broadcaster – Insanity Radio FM

2013 – 2014Features Editor – The Orbital Magazine

2013 – 2014Comment & News Contributor – The Founder Newspaper

August 2013 – News Intern – Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC)

2012 – 2013Production Intern – Local Family Television Int.

June – August 2013News Intern – Meridian FM

Qualifications

City University London 2014 – 2015
MA Broadcast Journalism, with Distinction

Royal Holloway, University of London 2011 – 2014
BA Hons English (2:1)

Awards

  • Royal Television Society Southern Centre’s On-Screen Newcomber of the Year 2019
  • Bristol Diversity Awards runner-up, ‘Diverse Broadcaster of the Year’
  • Regional Journalist of the Year finalist, Asian Media Awards 2019
  • 30 To Watch: Young Journalist Awards 2019, MHP Communications 
  • RTS West of England 2017 ‘Flying Futures’ Award winner
  • ITV News Newcomer of the Year 2016, Silver accolade
  • Mark Lloyd David Cup 2014: for Outstanding Services to Royal Holloway University and Students’ Union
  • Gold Passport Award 2014: a skills award from the University of London that recognises extra-curricular engagement and achievement beyond academic accomplishment.
  • Shortlisted in the ‘Best On-Screen Female’ category at the National Student Television Awards 2014
  • Awarded a SURHUL Laurel in 2013 for Outstanding Contribution for services to the Student’s Union of Royal Holloway, University of London
  • Teen Female Actor of the Year 2010: Awarded at the International Presentation of Performers in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Barbara Gough Award: for Outstanding Achievement in Drama and Performing Arts in 2009
 

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