August 16, 2016
PESHAWAR: Ismail Khan, Editor of Dawn in Peshawar, is to be awarded the President’s Award for Pride of Performance, for his outstanding achievements in journalism, The News reported Tuesday.
Khan began his career with The News where he worked from 1991 to 2001 in Peshawar and was a deputy to veteran journalist Rahimullah Yousufzai who motivated him to join journalism. “He was my teacher and mentor, I owe this award to him,” he said after being nominated for the award.
The News said Khan also works for The New York Times and was a member of their reporting team that won the Pulitzer for best coverage of Pakistan and Afghanistan in 2009. Khan is also an analyst with Voice of America.
He has been at the helm of Dawn in Peshawar since 2001.
The News, February 21, 2019