Saima Mohsin quits Dawn News

Renowned journalist #Saima-Mohsin has ended her association as an anchor with #Dawn-News. The reason for Saima’s decision to end her association with the channel is not known yet. She had co-produced, presented and edited “NewsEye”, the channel’s flagship nightly news program. After more than 600 programs, NewsEye came off air to make way for the channel’s re-launch in Urdu and English.

Saima attended the University of Birmingham, and gained a BA Hons degree in politics and English Literature in 1998 and a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism in 1999.

Saima attended the University of Birmingham and in 1998 gained a BA Hons degree in Politics with English Literature, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Broadcast Journalism in 1999.

She started her career in Radio working at BBC World Service, Greater Manchester Radio, GLR and Five Live.

Then in 2000 Saima gained her first job in television joining ITV Meridian as a producer and later on became a presenter/reporter for the station.

In 2002 Saima joined BBC Points West as a reporter and presenter.

In 2004 she moved to BBC One’s Watchdog – the UK’s most watched current affairs show, as an investigative reporter on consumer issues, tracking down rogue traders and taking on multi-national corporations.

Saima went on to freelance as a newsreader and reporter for BBC News 24, Sky News and ITN.

She presented a groundbreaking debate show for Channel Four on suicide bombings and the future of British Muslims following the 7/7 bombings in London.

In 2006 Saima joined GMTV – Europe’s biggest breakfast show where she covered stories around the UK and the world.

After working for various international organizations, Saima arrived in Pakistan in June 2007. She was headhunted by Dawn News to be the face of their channel and create, produce and present the groundbreaking flagship news programme, “News Eye”.

[Source: TV Explore]


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