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11 December 2017 Ibrahim has been shortlisted as a finalist in the One To Watch category at next year’s British Muslim Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday 31st January 2018 in Bradford.

01 June 2017 Ibrahim spoke to Noreen Khan on BBC Asian Network. He talked about being a supporter of the Bangladeshi cricket team, whilst the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 was in play between England v Bangladesh. Click here to listen to their conversation.

15 May 2017 Ibrahim appeared on Unsung Hero, a talk show hosted by Ishaque Uddin on Iqra Bangla (Sky 825). Ibrahim talked about his work as a presenter and blogger. Click here to watch the full interview.

04 April 2017 Ibrahim wrote his next blog for the Huffington Post, featuring in their ‘Born and Raised’ series. He shared his reflections on 60 years of his family history and heritage in Cambridge.

19 January 2017 Ibrahim appeared alongside his mother, Shahida Rahman, on Youth Hour – a live discussion show hosted by Ishaque Uddin on Iqra Bangla (Sky 825). He talked about various topics including his work in media so far, as well as other community issues.

11 January 2017 Ibrahim wrote his next blog for the Huffington Post, focusing on efforts to drive social change through technology in London’s East End.

20 December 2016 Ibrahim has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Services to Creativity and Technology category at next year’s British Muslim Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday 25th January 2017 at the Athena in Leicester.

02 November 2016 Ibrahim appeared on The Daily Show with Joseph & Salma, a magazine lifestyle series chat show hosted by Joseph and Salma Hayat, on British Muslim TV (Sky 845). He talked about how he is engaging and empowering the youth through his work using digital media.

17 October 2016 Ibrahim wrote his first blog for the Huffington Post, focusing on why he is using digital media to engage and empower the youth within the British Bangladeshi community.

14 July 2016 Ibrahim appeared on Youth Hour, a live discussion show hosted by Ishaque Uddin on Iqra Bangla (Sky 825). The programme focused on issues regarding Eid celebrations and the youth.

29 January 2016 News of Ibrahim’s nomination for the Services to Media award at this year’s British Muslim Awards was published in the Bangla Mirror, the first English weekly newspaper for British Bangladeshis.

18 January 2016 Ibrahim appeared on Questions, a weekly roundtable discussion show hosted by Fareena Alam on British Muslim TV (Sky 845). The programme raises questions on the most interesting subjects to the community to be discussed and argued by four panelists. In this episode, Ibrahim was asked to give his views on whether the community is becoming materialistic.

17 December 2015 Ibrahim has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Services to Media category at next year’s British Muslim Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 28th January 2016 at the Paragon Hotel in Birmingham.

18 October 2015 Ibrahim and his mother, Shahida Rahman, contributed to “Faith in the World” which featured on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Sunday Breakfast show. They shared their experiences on how they grew up learning about Islam in Britain, and also discussed the topic of marriage. Their segment on marriage was also published on the BBC Radio 2 website. Click here to listen to their conversations.

16 October 2015 News of Ibrahim’s nomination for the Regional Journalist of the Year award at this year’s Asian Media Awards was published in this week’s edition of Weekly Desh, a bilingual British Bangladeshi weekly newspaper distributed around the UK.

06 October 2015 News of Ibrahim’s nomination for the Regional Journalist of the Year award at this year’s Asian Media Awards was published on the East London News and London Bangla websites.

28 September 2015 Ibrahim attended the Asian Media Awards Shortlist Announcement at ITV’s London Studios. He was selected as a finalist for the Regional Journalist of the Year award, a new category of this year’s awards.

24 September 2015 Ibrahim was interviewed by Bobby Friction on BBC Asian Network about this year’s Eid celebrations in Cambridge. Click here to listen to their conversation.

14 September 2015 Ibrahim has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Regional Journalist of the Year category at this year’s Asian Media Awards. Ibrahim has been invited to attend the official shortlist announcement at London’s ITV Studios in two weeks time, and the main awards night at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate next month.

05 September 2015 Ibrahim was interviewed by Anna Todd of BBC Look East after attending a Cambridge demonstration calling for more action to help solve the world’s refugee crisis. The rally was organised by the Cambridge Calais Refugee Action Group. Click here to watch the news clip.

02 July 2015 Ibrahim was one of the contributors for the Ramadan in a Day project, a BBC Taster experiment and part of their My Ramadan season, delivered in partnership with BBC Asian Network. The Ramadan in a Day project set out to capture a day of life during Ramadan, giving people the chance to tell their own story through social media. Ibrahim appeared in a series of videos that can be viewed on BBC Asian Network’s YouTube channel.

14 June 2015 Ibrahim was at Cambridge 105 for a live radio interview with Phil Rowe on the Sunday Breakfast show. They talked about the Ramadan Roundup series and Ramadan Roundup 4‘s award nomination at this year’s Limelight Film Awards.

02 June 2015 Ibrahim was at Islam Channel to make a live TV guest appearance on Living the Life, a contemporary lifestyle magazine talk show. He talked about his short film series Ramadan Roundup and was joined by fellow cast member Raza Amode. Click here to watch the interview.

30 May 2015 A news article of Ramadan Roundup 4‘s nomination for this year’s Limelight Film Awards was published in page 6 of the Cambridge News.

26 May 2015 Ibrahim was at Cambridge 105 for a live radio interview with Julian Clover on 105 Drive. They talked about Ramadan Roundup 4‘s award nomination at this year’s Limelight Film Awards.

22 May 2015 A news article of Ramadan Roundup 4‘s nomination for this year’s Limelight Film Awards was published in page 29 of the London Bangla newspaper. The story can also be found on the East London News website. Click here to read the article.

13 May 2015 Ibrahim’s short film Ramadan Roundup 4 has been shortlisted under the Freefall category for this year’s Limelight Film Awards. The awards ceremony will take place on Monday 15th June 2015 at Troxy, East London.

14 March 2015 Ibrahim hosted his first ever show on the radio! After joining the team of presenters for 105 Sport last month, he made his presenting debut for Cambridge 105’s live weekly sports show.

05 March 2015 Ibrahim was at BBC Asian Network in Birmingham to represent Team Bangladesh in a cricket quiz on the Bobby Friction show. With Team Pakistan the first to take the quiz and scoring a perfect 10/10, Ibrahim and his team-mate Shaf Islam were left with a mountain to climb if they were to reach the final. Check out the clip below to find out if Team Bangladesh got all their answers right! http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02lc4tv

07 February 2015 Ibrahim joined the team of presenters for 105 Sport, making his live debut on Cambridge 105‘s sports show. You can listen to the programme every Saturday from 4:00pm – 6:00pm on Cambridge 105 FM or online at www.cambridge105.fm/radioplayer.

06 December 2014 Ibrahim returned to Cambridge 105 to report from this year’s Mill Road Winter Fair. As the Fair returned for its tenth year, the Cambridge Mosque on Mawson Road also held its annual open day. Ibrahim went to find out what was happening, as well as interviewing local stallholders.

13 November 2014 Ibrahim was listed in the “British Bangladeshi Who’s Who 2014” publication, recognising his work as a reporter, filmmaker, web designer and developer. He was also the youngest ever entrant to be listed in the publication.

26 September 2014 Ibrahim delivered his first report for local community radio station Cambridge 105. He attended the “Question Cambridge” event and interviewed Julian Huppert, MP for Cambridge, about his thoughts on the city’s transportation infrastructure and encouraging more people to get into entrepreneurship.

03 August 2014 Ibrahim visited Kelsey Kerridge Sports Hall in Cambridge, reporting about this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations for BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Sunday Breakfast Show.

12 July 2014 Ibrahim was at Inspire FM, a community radio station in Luton. He was a live guest and “co-host” on the Urban Kube show, presented by Shemiza Rashid. He was asked a variety of questions on a wide range of topics including the Ramadan Roundup series, the history of his hometown and the New Cambridge Mosque Project, and many more!

29 June – 20 July 2014 Ibrahim’s Ramadan reports were aired again every week on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Sunday Breakfast show.

30 March 2014 Ibrahim was interviewed by Nadia Ali on BBC Asian Network. He was asked about why he nominated his mother Shahida Rahman for an award at this year’s Maa Amar Maa Awards, a mother’s day celebration event which took place in London. Ibrahim’s mother won the Mother of the Year Award. He was interviewed alongside his mother and Dilara Khan, the CEO of Pillar Productions and producer of Maa Amar Maa.

07 November 2013 Ibrahim was listed as 1 of 100 British Bangladeshis at the ‘Brightest 100’ event organised by PRiDEA, which took place at the House of Commons in Westminster, London. Ibrahim was recognised for his academic achievements and his work in web design and development.

20 October 2013  Ibrahim visited Kelsey Kerridge Sports Hall in Cambridge, reporting about this year’s Eid-ul-Adha celebrations for BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Sunday Breakfast Show.

13 October 2013  Ibrahim reported for BBC Radio Cambridgeshire’s Sunday Breakfast Show, interviewing Cambridge pilgrims who previously made the journey to Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj (pilgrimage).

30 September 2013 Ibrahim was one of five individuals from across the UK to be invited to the finalists launch of the Asian Media Awards. Hosted by presenter and broadcaster Lisa Aziz, the nation’s leading media professionals gathered at City Hall, London, as the full list of nominees for this year’s Asian Media Awards was revealed.

11 August 2013 Ibrahim rounded off the Ramadan series with a special report on Eid-ul-Fitr for BBC Radio Cambrigeshire. Focusing on this year’s celebrations in Cambridge, he spoke to various people about the end of Ramadan and their plans for Eid.

07 July – 04 August 2013 Ibrahim worked alongside BBC Radio Cambridgeshire to assist with the production of a short series on Ramadan (the Islamic month of fasting). Devising various questions to cover a number of themes including fasting, family, prayer and charity, he interviewed a range of local guests every week as a reporter. The clips were aired on Suzie Roberts’ Sunday Breakfast show.

11 May 2013 Ibrahim was chosen as one of fifty participants at the ‘Brightest 50’ event organised by PRiDEA, which took place in East London. The concept of the event was to bring together a group of British Bangladeshi individuals from across the UK in one vicinity. Ibrahim was recognised for his academic achievements and his work in web design and development.

28 October 2012 Ibrahim returned for another interview with Suzie Roberts of BBC Radio Cambridgeshire. He talked about Eid-ul-Adha, the Islamic festival that marks the end of the Hajj (pilgrimage).

18 September 2012 Ibrahim came back for a second spell at BBC Radio Cambridgeshire to participate in a live debate on the Jeremy Sallis Show. Joined by Professor Farah Mendlesohn (Head of Department for English, Communications, Film and Media at Anglia Ruskin University) and Steve Favell (Business Manager for Huntingdon Regional College), Ibrahim was asked about his experiences as a university student and recent graduate, whilst discussing his plans for the future.

06 January 2012 Ibrahim was interviewed by Felicity Simper, a reporter for BBC Look East. He was asked about the rise in university tuition fees and how this could result in more students applying to Anglia Ruskin University.

25 September 2011 Ibrahim was interviewed live by Suzie Roberts, presenter of the Sunday Breakfast show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire. In his first ever radio interview, he was asked questions about how Muslim students would afford university fees without paying interest once they rose in 2012.