Senior Journalist Azhar Abbas Brief Biography

Azhar Abbas is one of the most senior journalists of Pakistan who is widely known for his impressive and brilliant journalism career. He has served many newspapers and news channels of Pakistan and has revealed many exclusive stories throughout his journalism career. Azhar Abbas has attempted to take journalism to the highest level of excellence in Pakistan with his credible and quality journalism.

He is considered as an institution of journalism in Pakistan and has provided many renowned and talented journalists for not only Pakistani media but also for international media.

Azhar Abbas had started his shining journalism career in 1990, as a reporter for an English daily newspaper of Pakistan. He had completed his Masters in Economics from University of Karachi in 1990 and then had an honor to receive a Fulbright Fellowship at the Boston University and Newhouse School of Communication. He had also written several columns for renowned and popular international newspaper and had been appreciated many times globally. Azhar Abbas has an honor to lead the team of professionals in the inauguration of various Television News channels of the country.

senior journalist Azhar-AbbasAzhar Abbas had also worked for Dawn News Channel as Director News and Current Affairs. He served Geo News for 9 years and during this period, he played his part to made Geo News as a top news channel of Pakistan. After working for 9 years in Geo News as Managing Director, he resigned from the channel and associated with Bol Network as “President and Chief Executive Officer”, in 2013.

He worked in Bol News for almost 2 years and during this period, he made his team with the most experienced and talented professionals hired from other news channels. Unfortunately after Axact scandal, Azhar Abbas left Bol Network by saying that he didn’t able to work in the channel after this controversy.

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