Jehan Casinader is a correspondent on TVNZ's award-winning current affairs programme Sunday. Prior to joining Sunday, Jehan reported for TVNZ’s daily current affairs shows Seven Sharp and Close Up for six years. Assignments have taken him to Egypt, the Solomon Islands and Korea, with stories about tsunami relief, child abuse, tourism, and everything in between.
A second-generation New Zealander, Jehan’s family is from Sri Lanka. Jehan has sponsored five children through ChildFund, all in Sri Lanka. He currently sponsors two boys, both in Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. In 2011, he travelled to visit his sponsored children and see the valuable work that ChildFund is doing.
Jehan has always had a strong interest in youth development, and is keen to raise awareness of the issues facing developing countries.