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Sami Shah

Biography

Journalist and comedian Sami Shah is an ex-Muslim from Pakistan living in Australia. Since moving here in 2012, he has been profiled in the New York Times and on Australian Story, and is a regular guest and presenter on radio and TV, including ABC News Breakfast, The Project, RN's Sunday Extra and Melbourne 774. Previously he wrote and presented A Beginners Guide to Pakistan on BBC Radio 4 and has appeared on Stephen Fry's QI. Sami's autobiography, I, Migrant, was shortlisted in 2015 in the NSW Premier's Literary Awards and for the Russell Prize for Humour Writing. In 2016 he wrote and presented a 5-part documentary on Islam in Australia for Radio National. He lives in Melbourne.

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