Samira presents Newswatch on BBC1 and the BBC News channel and also presented the ethics discussion show Sunday Morning Live on BBC1 until 2013. On radio she presents Something Understood on Radio 4 and Free Thinking on Radio 3.
Samira's freelance work as a journalist and presenter includes BBC Radio 4 News and Current Affairs and Arts programmes Front Row, PM, The World Tonight, The World This Weekend and Profile, the R4 interview strand One To One, Woman’s Hour and Radio 4′s religion and ethics programmes, Sunday. Plus The Forum (World Service). She was a regular presenter of the World Service daily arts show The Strand and has also been a panellist on Have I Got News for You and The Review Show.