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Saira Anwer

Saira Anwer

​Two-time Emmy-nominated reporter | WPLG-TV, Miami | Class of 2012

Where she’d be now had she not had John Paul for a professor, Saira Anwer will never know. ​​

But this much she’s sure of: The road to south Florida, where the 2012 College of​ Media grad is an Emmy-nominated TV news reporter at WPLG, was at least in part paved by Paul. ​​

“Television news  is a competitive field, but John Paul always fostered teamwork and camaraderie in his courses,” Anwer says from Miami, home since 2018 after two-year stints in North Dakota and Madison, Wis. ​​

“The friendships and connections I built during his classes are ones I maintain​ today. They have helped me build a career that I am very proud of.”​