Trainings & Workshops
Kamal SiddiqiDirectoremail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Director Kamal Siddiqi joined CEJ after he resigned from The Express Tribune, where he served for more than six years, supervising four print editions and the online edition.
Before joining The Express Tribune, Siddiqi worked as an editor at The News for four years. He has also worked at Dawn, Dow Jones News Wires and Asia Times in various editorial positions. In addition, Siddiqi has taught at the University of Karachi, and Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of The Internet Journalist and editor of Journos on Journalism.
Siddiqi earned a Master's degree in Mass Communication from the University of Karachi and another Master's in Media Studies from the London School of Economics.
Hira SiddiquiAssistant Program Manageremail: email@example.com
Assistant Program Manager Hira Siddiqui has been associated with journalism for the last eight years. Formerly, she was the City Editor of The Express Tribune, an English language national daily affiliated with The New York Times. She was an Asia Pacific Leadership Fellow, Generation '16, at the East-West Center in Hawai'i. She has an MA in Political Science from the University of Waterloo, Canada; and a BSc in Economics and Politics from the Lahore University of Management Sciences.
Ayesha Azhar ShahBusiness Development Executiveemail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Development Executive Ayesha Azhar Shah also teaches 'Governance and Society in Pakistan and has over seven years of experience in both print and broadcast journalism. Formerly, she was associated with The Express Tribune, an English language national daily affiliated with the New York Times. She has a Master's of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University and a BSc in Social Sciences from the Lahore University of Management Sciences.
Qurat ul Ain AliProgram Coordinator email: email@example.com
Qurat ul Ain Ali is the Program Coordinator for the Wellbeing Centre at CEJ. She manages the free counselling service for journalists and media workers in Karachi. She has previously worked as an Associate Coordinator at the Pakistan Press Foundation(PPF). She has completed her undergraduate degree in Mass Communication from the University of Karachi.
Syeda Fizza AbidProgram Officer email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Officer Syeda Fizza Abid is a YES program alumna and also a recipient of the President's Volunteer Service Award, a civil award bestowed by the President of the United States. She has a keen interest in research related to international relations and foreign policy. She has previously worked at the Society for International Education where she helped organize a citizen journalism training for youth from across Karachi. Fizza has a BS in Social Sciences with major in International Relations from Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi.
Zareen KhanCommunications Officeremail: email@example.com
Communications Officer Zareen Khan has served as a youth ambassador for the 'Dialogue for Peace and Reconciliation between Pakistan and Afghanistan'. She was associated with the CEJ during National Media Conference 2017 as well as Humanitarian Reporting Awards 2017. Zareen holds a Master's in Mass Communication degree from the University of Karachi.
Muhammad Ali BalochTechnology Officer email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Technology Officer Mohammad Ali Baloch has 12 years of broadcast engineering experience, having been associated with Geo News in the past. He holds a BE Degree in Electronics from Dawood Engineering College Karachi. He also holds a degree of LLB from SM Law College, and MBA from Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi. His association with Geo News groomed him in areas such as TV production, morning shows, live news, election transmissions, entertainment programs, and many others. Baloch is a professional engineer affiliated with the Pakistan Engineering Council.
Hafiz Abdul Mannan IqbalLogistics Officer email: email@example.com
Logistics Officer Hafiz Abdul Mannan has more than two years of administrative and procurement experience. He has been an English Language instructor for over three years. He is also a public speaking instructor and motivational trainer. Hafiz has a Master's in Mass Communication from the University of Karachi.
Imran SiddiquiAdministration Officeremail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Administration Officer Imran Siddiqui has served as assistant in the testing service department at the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi, from 2003-2016. He holds a Master's degree in International Relations from the University of Karachi.
Muna KhanLectureremail: email@example.com
Muna Khan is a Lecturer of news writing and reporting. She has worked in print and online journalism since 1995 in Pakistan, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates. She started at Newsline magazine in Karachi. Muna has worked at Dawn, both as an editor of the weekly Review Magazine and later as an editorial writer at Vietnam News in Hanoi, also worked as an editor of Al Arabiya English in Dubai, and was a part of the launch team of The Express Tribune newspaper. Recently she worked as an editor at Newsweek Middle East in Dubai. Muna graduated with a Master's in Journalism from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in June 2017.
Hammad SarfrazLectureremail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hammad Sarfraz is a Lecturer of digital and television news reporting. He started his career as a journalist with a primary interest in politics and foreign policy at The Express Tribune, an English language national daily affiliated with the New York Times. While steering the main desk of the newspaper, he also wrote perspective pieces on a wide range of local and global issues. He graduated with a Bachelor's in Media and holds a Master's of Journalism degree from Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where he was an ICFJ fellow.
Shahzeb Ahmed HashimLecturer email: email@example.com
Shahzeb Ahmed Hashim is a Lecturer of digital news reporting and data journalism. He started his career in journalism with The Express Tribune, an English language national daily affiliated with the New York Times. He worked on the Karachi desk for three years, where he was second-in-charge to the City Editor.
He has reported on a range of issues in the fields of health, science, politics, crime, urban issues etc., besides working on special reports during elections and budget announcements. Recently, he worked for national daily Dawn on the national desk, where he was a part of the core team responsible for bringing out the front, back and international pages. Shahzeb graduated with a Master's in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University in June 2017.
Qaseem SaeedLecturer email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Muhammad Qaseem Saeed is a broadcast journalist, currently working with Geo News. He also writes for www.geo.tv and The News International. He is specialised in Mobile Journalism. He started his career from Radio Pakistan and has also worked with CNBC Pakistan, Aaj News and 92 News. He has studied Marine Reporting from University of Rhode Island, USA, and International Relations from the University of Karachi.