Atif Rashid

Atif Rashid is the editor-in-chief at Analyst News. He previously served as the social media lead at Today, the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs program, leading its coverage on digital and social media platforms. Atif oversaw BBC Radio 4 social media projects on stories including Brexit, Greta Thunberg’s first meeting with David Attenborough, and the rise of religious extremism. With a passion for human rights, justice, and equity, he has reported on religion, youth culture, and social trends. In 2021 he created a podcast for the U.N. that featured reformed extremists; he later spoke at the U.N. about the media’s role in combating violent extremism. His reports have been published across television, radio, and online, including in the Huffington Post, The Independent, BBC, and specialist religious magazines. Atif is based in the U.K.