University College alumnus Muhammad Lila
Rioting in the streets. Gunfire. Most people, confronted with these events, sensibly head in the opposite direction. Muhammad Lila isn’t most people.
As the new digital correspondent for ABC News in Pakistan and Afghanistan, Lila (BA 2002 University College) is responsible for diving in when news breaks in one of the most tumultuous parts of the world.
“I thrive on it,” Lila says. “I want to be the person on the scene; I want to be that guy who gets the call at 2 a.m. It’s an honour.”