Saba specialises in social affairs and untold stories – like Elliott’s, in this Tortoise Media podcast. She is a long time contributor to The Guardian, where she has also commissioned and edited articles and supplements. You’ll find her work in The Independent, Byline Times and various magazines and journals. From summer 2022, she started a new freelance role as editor of Community Living, a magazine about equality and inclusion.
Saba started in news as a reporter for The Times and as the Evening Standard’s local government and social affairs correspondent. She wrote for magazines like Marie Claire, Cosmo, She and Time Out, and before that was a reporter then news editor on a series of central London local papers. She has also covered community affairs and was an editor on a housing magazine.
She is the chair of the charity Sibs, an ambassador for the National Development Team for Inclusion, an RSA fellow (Royal Society of Arts) and a member of the Society of Authors. She's a Press Awards 2020 winner and a finalist in the Asian Women of Achievement Awards 2020.