AWARD-WINNING EDITOR AND REPORTER. BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR/NOW LIVING WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
FOUNDER OF SQUARE CIRCLES BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR SUPPORT GROUP
HOST OF NEW RADIO SHOW BACK TO BASICS ON INCEPTION.COM
Nayaba was a reporter, editor and radio host and producer in England before she came to America; and pursued her career as a journalist based in New York.
Nayaba has won multiple professional national and community awards; and she has also worked as a radio host and producer in both parts of the world from the BBC in England to WBAI and WLIB/WBLS in New York.
Also a published poet and short story writer; after over thirty years of writing and news reporting, hosting shows and panels and political debates, Nayaba has interviewed people across the political, social and cultural spectrum; in England; the U.S. and in Africa.
For the last seventeen eventual years she has been the editor of the New York Amsterdam News. She has reported on some of the biggest social justice, political, international stories of that period.
Her interviews have ranged from; Sen/Pres. Barack Obama, then-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice; Min. Louis Farrakhan, Hillary Clinton; to the families of Sean Bell, Eric Garner and Amadou Diallo; and in the world of entertainment she has interviewed celebrities such as; Michael Jackson, Fela Kuti, Muhammad Ali, Roy Ayers, Victor Uwaifo, Shabba Ranks, Third World, Public Enemy, P. Diddy, Ice Cube, and LL Cool J.
She has been a frequent guest on several different local, national and international radio and TV stations from; WBLS, to Arise TV and Peace/Legacy FM in the UK.
Having undergone a battle with breast cancer, Nayaba is getting back to a regular schedule; appearing on T.V. and radio shows; and guesting on panels and at community forums and events.
From organizing behind the scenes to marching on the frontlines, as an activist, Nayaba has been involved in a variety of issues focusing on: social justice, police brutality, education inequality, and the criminal justice system.
This single mother of two does this, as she navigates living with multiple sclerosis.