Born and raised in South Africa, Imran Garda (@ImranGarda) is a journalist, presenter and award-winning novelist currently living in Istanbul. He is the host of the flagship current affairs show The Newsmakers on TRT World. He is also the host of Crossing the Line, a documentary series featuring major political figures.
With more than a decade of experience, Imran hosts debates, reports the news, writes features and crafts documentaries. He has interviewed world leaders and representatives of state. He has also interviewed non-state actors from groups considered terrorists by some, freedom fighters by others. He has reported from more than a dozen countries on multiple continents, from Sudan to Saudi Arabia, North America to North Korea.