Channel 4 has confirmed it has signed up two new Asian faces to be a part of the channel’s new news presenting line-up.

Asha Tanna and Fatima Manji have been roped in as Science Reporter and general reporter respectively. Asha, who has previously worked for Sky News, will cover stories from the Science sector. Fatima will report on general news stories. She joins Channel 4 after a couple years as a trainee at BBC East.

Jon Snow and Krishnan Guru Murthy will be the main faces for the Channel 4 news, alongside newcomer Cathy Newman.

Jim Gray, Editor, Channel 4 News said, “These are brilliant new additions to the team- the perfect complement to the established stars we welcomed earlier this year. We are fantastically equipped to deliver on our commitment to giving our audience specialist insight, engaging experts and superlative coverage of the issues modern Britain cares about.”