October 30, 2016
QUETTA – BOL News has named senior journalist Shahzada Zulfiqar as its Quetta bureau chief with the channel’s preparation continuing for a formal launch before the year ends.
Zulfiqar, also the President of Quetta Press Club, was previously writing for Dawn out of the volatile Balcohistan province.
He was the staff correspondent of The Nation for almost 16 years and at one time served Samaa Television as bureau chief. He also used to write for monthly Newsline magazine.
Zulfiqar has over three decades of experience in journalism and is also a recipient of the President’s Award for Pride of Performance – the first journalist in Balochistan to earn this distinction.
Image: Shahzada Zulfiqar/Courtesy BalochistanVoices.com
Pakistan Today, November 28, 2016
A study conducted by JournalismPakistan.com and Communications Research Strategies on the economic situation of slain journalists' families and journalists displaced due to security threats.