Tehmina Kaoosji is a communications consultant, independent broadcast journalist and gender equality activist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
A familiar and in-demand broadcast face, Tehmina has more than a decade of LIVE breaking news and current affairs programming experience.
She currently anchors ‘Niaga Spotlight’, Astro Awani’s weekly business highlights show. She previously anchored ‘Wacana English’, Sinar Daily’s flagship current affairs talk show and ‘Money Matters’, TV3 Malaysia’s flagship financial talk show.
She was with the Malaysian National News Agency (BERNAMA), from 2014-2020, anchoring and producing special projects and annual highlights like the National Budget and Election coverage. She also anchored and produced the talkshow ‘Tea with Tehmina’,‘Bernama Today’ and ‘The Nation’, focusing on topics of national and regional current affairs.
Tehmina combines solid news judgment with an engaging broadcast personality. She is a versatile and highly experienced emcee and moderator of high-level debates and conferences on a wide range of subjects- from business, economy and technology to politics and women’s rights, sustainable development, public interest issues and media freedom. Her expertise in deftly presenting and steering debate and conversations around Malaysian-centric news while keeping a broader lens on Asia and the global arena, assures non-partisan, solutions journalism outcomes.