Hakim switches channels to BBC
favourite Yalda Hakim (pictured) has joined BBC World News as a presenter and correspondent for a new current affairs program, TV Tonight. Hakim has been with SBS for four years reporting from the Middle East, the US, Africa and Europe. ‘‘Obviously I’m sad to be leaving my SBS family and home in Australia, but I’m delighted to be joining the dynamic team at BBC World News,’’ she says. ‘‘Its credibility . . . is truly the best in the world.’’ Hakim will launch the international current affairs program for BBC World News next year.