Anjum, a Toronto native, has extensive experience in the television world as a News Anchor, Reporter, and Health beat reporter. She began her career in Chicago, where as a Masters Journalism student at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, she covered the juvenile court house in the city’s south west side. She specialized in broadcast journalism. She went on to become an intern for CBS in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill during the Clinton presidency, where she was the Washington Correspondent for WISC-News 3 in Madison, Wisconsin and also for WMJI-FM in Cleveland, Ohio. She then returned to her home in Canada, where she went on to become a reporter/back up anchor at OMNI NEWS in Toronto as well as reporting, writing and producing a health segment for the South Asian News program. Here she won several awards for her coverage of health stories including the runner-up Journalism Award for Excellence in Women’s Health Reporting from the Society of Gynecologists of Canada for her story on “Breast Cancer Misconceptions in the South Asian Community,” as well as Best News Story 2004 from Toronto EMS for her story on its multilingual emergency services. She is now the Editorial Director for masalamommas.com, the first online blog/e-zine for moms with a South Asian connection.