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Jasmine Takhar

Nottingham-born Jasmine Takhar studied BA (Hons) in Media with Creative Industries at Nottingham Trent University.

During her time studying for her degree she followed her passion for broadcasting and received a qualification in radio skills. This led to presenting a daily show for the city's first official Urban radio station Kemet FM, and doing guest presenting on BBC Radio Nottingham.

Shortlisted as a finalist for the Outstanding Young Journalist of the Year

After graduating she decided to gain momentum within her radio career by presenting a show on London's Westside FM. At this point, Jasmine was presenting 10 shows a week and travelling up and down the country in order to try and make her passion into a career.

In recent years, Jasmine has pushed her ambition to work within radio a step further by focusing on DJing and making connections with radio personalities in the US, where she had the chance to go to 99 Jamz, Miami’s Number 1 urban radio station. She has interviewed some of the biggest artists in the music scene including international acts such as Tinashe, Keri Hilson and Jamie Foxx. She has also interviewed various UK artists such as Moelogo, Lemar, Shide Boss, Big Tobz, Mez, Ady Suleiman and Mic Lowry. In addition, Jasmine has hosted various events around the country including the Nottingham Carnival and Riverside Festival.

In 2016 she was shortlisted as a finalist for the Outstanding Young Journalist of the year award at the Asian Media Awards.