Abdul-Rehman Malik is a London-based journalist, educator, organiser and the Director of the Insight Film Festival that encourages filmmakers to make movies about ‘faith’. Formerly a contributing editor at Q-News, a pioneering Muslim current affairs magazine, he is currently programmes manager for the Radical Middle Way, an organisation that gives young Muslims the inspiration and tools to enable positive social change, promote social justice and combat exclusion and violence. A Canadian by birth, Abdul-Rehman was a columnist on religious affairs for The Toronto Star, from 1998 to 2003. An experienced educator and activist teaching history and dramatic arts, he began working as a freelance journalist attached to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) in 2001 and his radio documentary entitled “Ramadan at Ground Zero” – a look at New York’s Muslim community in the aftermath of 9/11 – was nominated for a prestigious Peabody Award.
Recent blog posts
- Falling in love again with radio again April 24, 2017
- Inspiring interviews April 12, 2017
- “Religious literacy helps us to understand our secular selves” April 8, 2017
Your vote counts in 2017 Radio Times Readers Award
Every year the Sandford St Martin Awards team up with the Radio Times magazine to celebrate the best programmes about faith, belief or ethics. This is your chance to vote for your favourite in their Readers Award from the seven programmes below.
1. A World Without Down's Syndrome?
2. Amazon Christmas Advert
3. The Big Questions
4. Battle for the Soul of Christianity
5. Muslims Like Us
6. In the Footsteps of Judas
7. PM: Eddie Mair's interviews with Steve Hewlett
You can read more about the programmes or vote online at radiotimes.com/sandford. The vote closes on Tuesday 23 May.
The winner will be announced at the Sandford St Martin Awards ceremony held at Lambeth Palace on 7 June.