Biography

IBRAHIM RAHMAN is a freelance journalist, blogger and filmmaker. He is the Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Cambridge Rise, a digital media network providing positive news for the Cambridge community and beyond through multiple social media platforms. He is also a Director of Perfect Publishers Ltd, an award-winning book publishing company.

Ibrahim has experience working with various clients such as ITV AngliaBBC Radio Cambridgeshire and BBC Asian Network, and also assisted ITV News with delivering national coverage from the 2017 Wimbledon Championships. He previously contributed to Huffington Post UK as a blogger, writing about technology, lifestyle and history. In 2018, Ibrahim joined ITV Anglia as a Production Journalist, tasked with driving their diversity initiative for the East of England.

He has been shortlisted for numerous awards for his work in media. Ibrahim was nominated for a national film award at the Limelight Film Awards 2015, and was a ‘Regional Journalist of the Year’ finalist at the Asian Media Awards 2015. He was also nominated under the ‘Services to Media’, ‘Services to Creativity and Technology’ and ‘One to Watch’ categories at the British Muslim Awards for 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively.

Ibrahim retains a strong interest in subjects ranging from community development to youth engagement. In his spare time, he enjoys watching football and is a supporter of Liverpool FC.