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Editor-In-Chief

Amir Zia

has worked for some of the leading national and internal media organizations in a career spanning more than 25 years and is counted among some of the highly regarded professionals of Pakistan’s media industry. He has written extensively on issues related to macro-economy, politics, conflict and terrorism for daily The News, monthly Newsline, Gulf News and international wire agencies, Reuters and The Associated Press. He was also part of the launch team of SAMAA News Channel as its first Director News & Current Affairs. Before joining the Bol Media Group in January 2015, Zia was the Editor of The News, Karachi.

Zia, who holds a master’s degree in English literature, is a recipient of several prestigious awards including two APNS awards.

Editor

Quatrina Hosain

has been practicing journalism since 25 years and is Pakistan’s first ever woman war correspondent. She covered the war in Sri Lanka during the mid-1990s while working for Agence France-Presse (AFP). Hosain has worked as a print and broadcast media journalist. She has also served as Pakistan’s first female bureau chief for AFP. Hosain has worked with several renowned local (Dawn, The News) and international (Khaleej Times, Dubai) media houses. Moreover, Hosain has also written for well-established international and national publications, including Herald, The Independent and has been an analyst for British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Voice of America (VOA) and National Public Radio (NPR).

Editorial Board

Nazir Leghari

is included among some of the most eminent professionals in Pakistan’s media industry. Nazir Leghari, a cornerstone of Pakistan media industry, has been the editor of several renowned Urdu-language newspapers and is regarded as a thorough professional who is dedicated to his calling. He has worked with leading media professionals and has interviewed a number of national and world leaders. Due to his immense journalistic vision and expertise, he is a regular on several TV channels and enlightens the audience with his insightful and accurate analysis of the events at hand.

Faysal Aziz Khan

is included among some of the most seasoned professionals in Pakistan’s media industry. Faysal Aziz Khan has received recognition at the national as well as international level for his work in the field of journalism. He was awarded the Pakistan Media Award in 2013 for Best Investigative Journalism. He received the Leadership Award from the Association of Television Journalists in 2011 and the Best IT Reporter award at the ITCN, Singapore, in 2002. He also won the prestigious Best Reporter Award given by the Karachi Union of Journalists in 1999.

Team Members

Mashal Usman

is a sub-editor who has graduated from Lahore University of Management Sciences. She has worked with the Express Tribune before joining BOL Media Group.

Umer Bin Ajmal

is a sub-editor who has studied film and journalism from Institute of Business Management. He has worked with Dawn and Geo News before joining BOL Media Group.

Sajjad Ansari

is the creative designer for Narratives. He specialises in graphics and multimedia and has been associated with Axact and BOL Media Group for over 14 years.