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Tahera Rahman

Reporter, WHBF, Rock Island, Ill.
Tahera Rahman

Tahera Rahman is a news reporter at WHBF-TV, a CBS affiliate in the Quad Cities. She is the first full-time TV news reporter in the United States to wear a hijab. Prior to this position, she was a producer for the same station, creating the evening broadcasts.

Tahera started her career as producer of a community radio show in Chicago. She has also worked with Al Jazeera English in Doha, Qatar, and CBS Evening News Chicago bureau. Tahera graduated from Loyola University Chicago Magna Cum Laude in journalism & international studies, where she was first Muslim editor-in-chief of The Loyola Phoenix, the university’s award-winning, weekly newspaper.






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