Bina joined the University of Sheffield in February 2020 as Lecturer in Journalism Studies. Before then, she worked as a teacher at Cardiff University’s school of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC). She also worked as a journalist for several years before moving into higher education. Her research and teaching interests include critical incidents in journalism, media policy as well as the intersections between the media and racism, representation, democracy, public sphere, and self-coverage. Bina is a recipient of several scholarship awards including the British Chevening Scholarship and the Cardiff University Geoff Mungham Award. She was organiser of the 2019 Future of Journalism Conference at Cardiff, and the International Journalism Week conferences (2021-2022) at the University of Sheffield.
Bina is course leader for the MA Global Journalism programme. She is module leader for JNL61006 Critical Incidents in International Journalism. Bina is also the lead tutor for The Media, Race and Racism strand of the JNL120 Essential Journalism mega module. Bina also contributes to the other modules in the Journalism Studies department including the JNL61005 Global Journalism Research Portfolio module.