Aishah Hasnie anchors FOX59′s First at Four and reports for several daily newscasts. She is also puts together FOX59’s consumer protection segment called ‘Taking Action for You’ where she fights for Hoosiers and demands fairness.

Aishah joined the news team in July 2011. Before that, she was an investigative reporter and fill-in anchor at WANE-TV in Fort Wayne.

Aishah is an Emmy nominated journalist. Her work has also been recognized by the Indiana Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists.

One of her investigations even changed Indiana law. She discovered the state couldn’t prosecute people who took upskirt pictures and videos in public places, because of a loophole in the voyeurism law. Her persistent reporting inspired legislation that closed that loophole.

Aishah was born in Pakistan, but grew up in Bedford, IN. She has also lived in Saudi Arabia. She’s fluent in three languages.

She received her B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Indiana University where she was a Dick Yoakam Broadcast Journalism Scholar.

Now, Aishah is giving back. She gave her first scholarship award to a journalism student at IU in 2010. She also mentors a handful of current and former students.

Aishah got her start at WICS-TV in Springfield, IL as an on-air intern reporter at the age of 18. She also interned at WTHR-TV in Indianapolis and GEO-TV, an international network based in Pakistan.

Aishah is passionate about journalism and committed to digging up the truth. She’s also dedicated to closing gaps between people, and opening up the world for others.

All of that aside, Aishah is an all around Indiana girl. She loves trap and target shooting with her dad, playing soccer, globetrotting, and spending time with her family and friends.

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Recent Articles
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  • ISP have identified persons of interest in fatal Flora fire that killed four girls

    FLORA, Ind. – Indiana State Police have confirmed that they have identified persons of interest in the fatal Flora fire back in November. The fire claimed the lives of four young sisters; Keyana Davis, 11, Keyara Phillips, 9, Kerriele McDonald, 7, and Konnie Welch, 5, after they were trapped inside the home in the 100 block of E. Columbia St. State Police tell FOX59 that they are “watching” several people who may have something to do with the fire. “We’re watching […]

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  • Free Narcan training offered in Boone County to counter drug overdose deaths

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  • Firefighters receive new training after rise in cars into buildings

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