Mobeen Azhar makes access-based television, podcasts and radio. He has produced and presented across BBC flagship platforms for almost 20 years.
Longform podcast series for BBC Sounds, Spotify and Audible include: Fatwa, Hometown: A Killing, 900 Degrees: The Bradford City Fire, Lives Less Ordinary and the upcoming ‘Kanye Story’. Mobeen hosts the BBC World Service strand Outlook.
Narrative television documentaries and multi-part series across BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Three include: Predator: The Secret Scandal of J-Pop, Santa Claus: The Serial Killer, Scam Land: Money, Mayhem and Masseratis, Secrets of an ISIS Smartphone, The Battle for Britney: Fans, Cash and a Conservatorship, Hometown: A Killing, A Black and White Killing: The Case that Shook America, The Satanic Verses: 30 Years On, The Best Pakistani Transgender Retirement Home and multiple editions of the flagship current affairs series Panorama.
He is a founding partner in Forest, an independent production company.
In recent years he has also made programmes with BBC Studios, Vice Studios, Expectation, Mentorn, Gobstopper and ITN Productions.
He is a regular host on BBC 5Live and the BBC World Service.
Mobeen is a Bafta, Grierson, Amnesty International, Broadcast and Royal Television Society award winner.
His specialist areas include religion, extremism and counter extremism, drugs, addiction, sex work, Prince and Pakistan.