Sahan Journal is a one-month-old, digital-only news website whose mission is to provide fair, groundbreaking coverage that illuminates issues affecting Minnesota immigrants and refugees, and to chronicle how these communities are changing and redefining what it means to be a Minnesotan. We are expanding our audience by partnering with ethnic news media in the state and Minnesota Public Radio News, one of the largest newsrooms in Minnesota.
Hibah Ansari reports for Sahan Journal, a news organization based in Minnesota’s capital, St. Paul, that focuses on the state’s immigrants. At Sahan Journal, Ansari covers immigration policy, especially affecting Hmong, Somali, and Latino communities. Born and raised in Wisconsin, she holds a master of science degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she was a Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism student. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Previously, she was a reporting intern for USA Today Network in Wisconsin and Fox Cities Magazine in northeast Wisconsin. She has also contributed to the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
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