She has worked as a freelance reporter and features writer for The Independent, and has contributed to The Times, ITV, BBC Three, The Muslim News, Grazia Magazine and others. She has worked on interfaith projects, and was the media adviser for a non-profit interfaith foundation from January 2015 to January 2016.
Hanna has worked at the Guardian (Cities, Arts, National, Opinion and G2), and undertook work experience at The Times (Property and Money). She interned at The Pool for seven months in 2016. She passed her MA in Newspaper Journalism with merit at City, University of London in 2017.