Sanjiv Buttoo is a BBC News journalist. He is Managing Editor of BBC Radio Leeds. Previously, Sanjiv worked as Managing Editor of BBC Radio York (2014-2015), Assistant Editor at BBC Radio Lancashire (2012-2014), and Senior North of England Correspondent for BBC Asian Network (from 2001). He has been head of Asian Programming for BBC North West, and a reporter with the BBC's Investigation Unit.
Sanjiv has also worked with BBC World Service in South Asia, the Middle East and Europe, and in television reporting for BBC North West Tonight and BBC Look North. He has covered terrorism, natural disasters and political unrest in South Asia; reported, produced and presented current affairs programmes; made documentaries; and written regularly for BBC News Online.
2000 'Best UK Radio Journalist' at the EMMA Awards
2008 'Sony Radio Academy Gold Award' for news documentary "Britain's Missing Girls," which uncovered the hidden practice of female foeticide in the UK
2015 'Best in Media' at the British Indian Awards