Friday 7 October 2016

Top 10 TV Anchors of Pakistan 2016

Pakistan is a country where media is free and there are number of news channels running successfully in Pakistan. These news channels need to have a persons who are good at talk, knowledge, engaging with audience and have a firm grip on Journalism, and in shorts the person with these features called an "ANCHOR". 
Top 10 Anchors of Pakistan 2016

As we I wrote earlier that Pakistan have number of successfully running news channels so, there should be number of good anchors too who are sitting in those channels and doing their duties. When we got anchors then we should also need to point out the BEST from the list. Here we are going to point out 10 top anchors of Pakistan 2016.

1: Aftab Iqbal

Aftab IqbalHe is the host of Khabardaar on Express News and the former host of the show Khabarnaak on GEO News.
Previously, he hosted the show Hasb-e-Haal on Dunya News, before leaving Geo News channel's previous show, Khabarnaak, because of personal reservations.

He then worked in English media for one year in 1986. From 1994 to 1995, Iqbal served as media adviser to the Chief Minister of Punjab. He frequently writes a column in The News International. He also wrote an article for Newsweek Pakistan.

As a columnist, Iqbal has written for a number of publications, including the Urdu-language Nawa-i-Waqt. He completed his early study in the Convent of Jesus and Mary at Lahore. He graduated with a master's degree from the Government College University in Lahore in 1985 and studied media at San Jose State University in California in 1986.

2: Saleem Safi

Saleem SafiSaleem Safi is a Pakistani journalist, columnist, defence analyst and current affairs talk show anchor. He has hosted various current affairs programmes in channels such as PTV News, the Pashto-language AVT Khyber and is currently serving as the host of GEO News talk show Jirga.[citation needed] He has written columns for the Daily Jang. Saleem safi also took part in Afghanistan jihad. it was disclosed in his interview with gen(r) Hameed Gul for his TV programme jirga. Safi is the author of Afghanistan, Taliban, Usama Aur Pakistan Ki Deeni Juma’aton ka Kirdar ("Afghanistan, Taliban, Osama and the role of Pakistan's religious parties").

3: Hamid Mir

Hamid Mir Hamid Mir (born 23 July 1966) is a Pakistani journalist and news anchor. Born in Lahore to a journalistic family, Mir initially worked as a journalist with numerous mainsteam Pakistani newspapers, and currently hosts the political talk show Capital Talk on Geo News. He writes columns for Urdu as well English newspapers, both national and international. During the military government of Pervez Musharraf in 2007, Mir was banned from appearing in Pakistani television, and later by the Zardari administration in June 2008.

Mir became internationally known due to his interviews with Osama bin Laden after the September 11 attacks. During the journalist career, Mir also interviewed various world leaders such as John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair, Colin Powell, Nelson Mandela and Shimon Peres. He has also interviewed celebrities like Shah Rukh Khan.

For his best journalistic work, he was awarded with the civil award Hilal-i-Imtiaz. In 2015, Mir was described by The Washington Post as "the most famous television journalist in Pakistan who lives like a fugitive".

4: Javed Chaudhry

Javed ChaudhryHe is the host of a popular current affairs show, Kal Tak which airs on Express News. The show ranked among three leading talk shows of Pakistani media recently. His series of columns have been published in six volumes in Urdu language. His most notable column ZERO POINT has great influence upon people of Pakistan especially Youth and Muslims of Pakistan. He writes for the Urdu newspaper Daily Express four time a week, covering topics ranging from social issues to politics.

Javed Chaudhary received a degree in Mass Communication from Islamia University, Bahawalpur in 1991. In 1997, Chaudhary joined Daily Jang as a columnist. All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) declared him the Best Columnist of 1997 and 1998. In 1998, the Government of Pakistan honored him with an Excellency Award for his outstanding performance in the national journalism. In 2006, he joined the newspaper, Daily Express, and since then he has been a prime member of its team of columnists.

5: Mubashir Luqman

Mubashir Luqman Mubashir Luqman started his career as a film producer/director and then turned to journalism. He initially appeared on Dunya News in 2009 where he hosted a current affairs program Khari Baat Luqman Ke Saath. However he was fired in June 2012 when off air scenes of his prescripted interview with Malik Riaz surfaced on YouTube.

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6: Nusrat Javed

Nusrat Javed Nusrat Javed , is a Pakistani columnist, journalist and news anchor. Javed began his television career with his program Bolta Pakistan on AAJ TV. He and his co-host, Mushtaq Minhas, then moved to Dunya TV to host the talk show Dunya Mere Agay, which followed the same format as Bolta Pakistan, but later came back to AAJ TV to resume Bolta Pakistan. During the course of his career, he has written for all the leading newspapers of the country.

7:Kamran Shahid

Kamran ShahidKamran Shahid (Urdu: کامران شاھد ) is a Pakistani journalist. He is the main news anchor for the TV show On The Front with Kamran Shahid on Dunya News (Pakistan).[1][2] He was a guest speaker for the Oxford University Pakistan Society at Oxfordshire County Hall during Pakistan Young Leaders Conference in February 2011.[3] Kamran Shahid belonges to a Rajput family.He belonges to Punjab district Lahore.[4] His father is a well known Pakistani film actor / artist Shahid Hameed.

8: Kashif Abbasi

Kashif Abbasi Kashif Abasi is a Pakistani journalist, television talk show host and anchorperson based in Islamabad. He hosts the current affairs talk show Off the Record on ARY News. He is a graduate of the Barani Institute of Information Technology in Rawalpindi. Known for his bold questioning, Abbasi has conducted interviews of numerous politicians and notable government officials.

In November 2011, Abbasi announced his marriage with Dunya News journalist Meher Bukhari. In June 2012, his wife became involved in a mediagate scandal where she was caught hosting a "planted" interview at the behest of property tycoon Malik Riaz. Abbasi later hosted a special transmission on his show to discuss the controversy.

9:Wajahat Saeed Khan

Wajahat Saeed Khan Wajahat Saeed Khan (Wajahat S. Khan) is a multimedia journalist based in Islamabad, Pakistan. He has produced and anchored for Pakistan’s major networks and reported for international new channels as well as local and regional publications. Khan has also produced and reported from Afghanistan and India and focuses on security, conflict and transparency-related issues. He is currently the Pakistan Correspondent for NBC News, an anchor for Dunya News, and the editor of The Bureau of Investigative Reporting.

10: Shahzeb Khanzada

Shahzeb Khanzada Shahzeb Khanzada, is a Pakistani journalist and television host. He hosted the talk show To The Point on Express News from 2011 to 2014 and has hosted the talk show Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath on Geo News since January 2015.

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