“It tells me that we need to continue what I’m doing since for some this might be a usually communication they ever have with a Muslim lady in hijab, and maybe it will change their notice about who we are and what we can do,” Massa said, adding that she’s unapproachable to have damaged a mold.
“I disturbed that we would never be hired or supposed simply since we had never seen anyone who looked like me on TV,” she said. “I once had a co-worker tell me that a women in hijab would never be hired on-air since it’s ‘too distracting.’ That usually done me wish to work harder to infer him wrong.”
She pronounced she credits her colleagues during CityNews for assisting her flourish.
“I have been treated as an equal by my colleagues and producers who are always fervent to hear my story ideas and opinions,” she said. “They provide me with honour and listen to a perspectives we have to offer.”
Massa also common a summary of support for other Muslim women: “How you’re dressed shouldn’t conclude either or not we can succeed. I’m unequivocally vehement to be a initial hijabi to anchor a news, though we positively wish I’m not a last.”
Anyone who missed Massa in a anchor chair on Nov. 17 can find her in front of a camera again subsequent month.