Waleed Aly – Entertainment Bureau



As a spokesman for the Islamic Council of Victoria, Waleed Aly was regularly interviewed on current affairs and news programs. Aly’s social and political commentary appears regularly in newspapers such as The Guardian, The Australian, The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.

Aly is the host of ABC TV’s Big Ideas program on ABC1 and ABC News 24. He is a regular guest co-host of The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine on 774 ABC Melbourne and The Project on Channel 10 and also was a regular panel member and producer on Salam Cafe a weekly program presented by young members of Melbourne’s Muslim community and produced by RMITV and later shown on SBS.

Waleed Aly has appeared as a panellist on ABC TV’s Q&A program and is an occasional co-host on ABC News Breakfast.

In 2011 Waleed Aly temporarily hosted the ABC Radio National Breakfast show.

In December 2014, Aly resigned from all his positions at the ABC to become the permanent co-host of The Project, commencing 26 January 2015.

Waleed Aly was commended in the 2005 Walkley Awards in the category of Commentary, Analysis, Opinion and Critique. 

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