Anushay Hossain

Anushay Hossain is a journalist and political analyst whose work is featured on CNN, MSNBC, PBS, and more. Her writings on politics, gender, race, immigration, and being Muslim in America are published on Forbes, CNN, The Daily Beast, and Medium.

She is also the host of the Spilling Chai podcast.

Anushay is the Washington Correspondent for the Daily Ittefaq where she pens a political column for the iconic Bangladeshi newspaper, providing in-depth analysis on the latest from Capitol Hill.

She guest-hosted Al-Jazeera English’s (AJE), “The Stream” from 2012-2013 and is a panelist on PBS’ feminist news-analysis program, “To The Contrary.”

Anushay completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Virginia (UVA) and has a Master’s degree from the University of Sussex. A passionate linguist, she studied Italian while living in Rome and is fluent in five languages.

Anushay is married and lives in Washington, DC with her husband and two children. Her first book, THE PAIN GAP: How Sexism and Racism in Healthcare Kill Women, is forthcoming from Simon and Schuster fall 2021.

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