AwazToday.pkHome! | Contact AwazToday.pkContact | Feedback AwazToday.pkFeedback | Copyright PolicyCopyright Policy
 
Programs & Talk Shows
Browse by Columnists
Browse by Profiles
 

Amir Zia

Amir Zia
 
 
Related Videos
Prime Time With TM - 30th July 2020
Prime Time With TM - 30th July 2020
 
Sawal Yeh Hai - 22nd February 2020
Sawal Yeh Hai - 22nd February 2020
 
Cross Talk - 22nd February 2020
Cross Talk - 22nd February 2020
 
Cross Talk - 8th February 2020
Cross Talk - 8th February 2020
 
Cross Talk - 1st February 2020
Cross Talk - 1st February 2020
 
Hard Talk Pakistan - 16th January 2020
Hard Talk Pakistan - 16th January 2020
 
Sawal Yeh Hai - 11th January 2020
Sawal Yeh Hai - 11th January 2020
 
Aitraaz Hai - 4th January 2020
Aitraaz Hai - 4th January 2020
 
DNA - 31st December 2019
DNA - 31st December 2019
 
Profile
Born in Karachi, Zia got early education from Nasra Secondary School. Amir Zia completed his master's degree in English literature in 1990. He began his journalistic career from Sindh Express in 1990 as a trainee reporter. Later, in 1991, he joined Frontier Post, a major English-language newspaper from Peshawar as a reporter and worked there for a few months.

Amir Zia also writing weekly columns, He writes mainly on Pakistan economy, politics and extremism. Currently, Zia is associated with one of Pakistan's leading English-language newspaper, The News as its Editor. Before joining The News in March 2010, he served as Director News & Current Affairs of Urdu-language private news channel SAMAA. He has also worked for The Associated Press of America, Reuters and monthly magazine, Newsline. At Reuters, he joined as a stringer and then worked his way up to become a full-time reporter, where he got tremendous exposure to economic and financial journalism. Later, he had the opportunity to work with AP as Deputy Bureau Chief for nearly four years, carrying out assignments on the Taliban, Kashmir and Kargil War. After gaining extensive experience in reporting and writing at international news agencies, he rejoined The News as Editor, a post he holds to date.

He had also been the Karachi Correspondent of Gulf News. Zia headed the Public Relations Department of Pakistan Petroleum Ltd (PPL). Zia has received two APNS Awards for best stories on economy and general news in 1997. He was elected secretary of the Karachi Press Club in mid-1990s.
 
 
 
 
News Insight
Tania Aidrus, Zafar Mirza were removed on abuse of power not dual citizenship - Govt benches reveal
Tania Aidrus, Zafar Mirza were removed on abuse of power not dual citizenship - ...
Arafat Hajj Khutbah 2020 - 30th July 2020
Arafat Hajj Khutbah 2020 - 30th July 2020
We will hold them accountable for every thing that they have done - Warns Mushahid ullah Khan
We will hold them accountable for every thing that they have done - Warns ...
Eid-Ul-Adha Will Be Celebrated On 31st July
Eid-Ul-Adha Will Be Celebrated On 31st July
What Happened in Peshawar Court? Details by Syed Ali Haider
What Happened in Peshawar Court? Details by Syed Ali Haider
Petrol prices increase?
Petrol prices increase?
Juice Seller Orphan Huzaifa Topped in Matric Exam
Juice Seller Orphan Huzaifa Topped in Matric Exam
Farrukh Shah, a parody of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has died
Farrukh Shah, a parody of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has died
Primary and secondary healthcare department has become a hotbed of corruption: Young Doctors
Primary and secondary healthcare department has become a hotbed of corruption: ...
Peshawar: One killed in firing at Judicial Complex
Peshawar: One killed in firing at Judicial Complex
View All News Insight
 
 
 
AwazToday.pk
Privacy Policy: We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Disclaimer: AwazToday.pk is not responsible for any content linked to or referred to from these pages. All videos, live tvs, blogs or video links point to content hosted on third party websites or members. We are using third party links for live tvs. Users who upload these videos or blogs agree not to upload illegal content when creating their user accounts. AwazToday.pk does not accept responsibility for content hosted on third party websites or by the members. If you have any questions please contact us.
Copyright © 2000-2020 AwazToday.pk. All rights reserved unless where otherwise noted.