Shahira Amin is an Egyptian freelance journalist who works mainly with Inside Africa and CNN.com of CNN. She also gives to the portal site Index on Censorship, which dwells on free expression. Shahira formerly held the post of senior anchorman and Correspondent for Nile TV, an English language Station in Egypt’s state television. She was promoted to Deputy Head of the station, before she cease in the station to protest against the political turbulence in the nation. She’s a daughter who resides with her and a son who resides individually. Shahira Amin has lived in many areas of the world as the nature of her job keeps her on the move forever. She’s lived in places like Abu Dhabi, Malaysia, UK, and Sri Lanka. She’s disclosed the security of her family was what worried her most in her occupation as journalist. Amin completed her early schooling at British International Schools in Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, and Accra. She was shortly promoted to deputy head of the station. Though many consider the media has got a lot after the revolution, Amin believes the precise opposite has occurred. According to her, the military is in complete control and more intimidating than Mubarak. She returned in May 2011 to host In the Hot Seat. But Amin refuted all the claims categorically. Shahira Amin has a strong and imposing existence in Egyptian media. UNICEF has recognized her active participation in emancipation of women and kids in Egypt. She’s at present hosting the weekly program ‘In the Hot Seat’, which will be aired in all the Arabian countries. She interviews distinguished personalities and doesn’t want to return to reading news.