Anjum is the publisher and editor of masalamommas.com.
She has extensive experience in in television as a News Anchor, Reporter, and Health beat reporter. She began her career in Chicago, where as a Masters Journalism student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, she covered the juvenile court house in the city’s south west side. She specialized in broadcast journalism.
After working behind the scenes and as a reporter at local Toronto and national TV news stations, Anjum went on to become a reporter/back up anchor at OMNI NEWS in Toronto as well as reporting, writing and producing a health segment for the South Asian News program. Here she won several awards for her coverage of health stories including the runner-up Journalism Award for Excellence in Women’s Health Reporting from the Society of Gynecologists of Canada for her story on “Breast Cancer Misconceptions in the South Asian Community,” as well as Best News Story 2004 from Toronto EMS for her story on its multilingual emergency services.
She's been a TV journalist for over 12 years and a communications specialist and freelance writer for over 15 years. Recently Anjum was nominated for the HotMommas Project, an award-winning social venture that pairs the world’s largest digital case study library of female role models for her work on launching masalamommas.com. She's a mother of two with a love for chocolate and chai, in that order!