December 05, 2017
ISLAMABAD - Aamir Ghauri has been appointed as the Resident Editor of The News, Islamabad filling a vacancy that lay vacant for more than five years.
A senior journalist, broadcaster, and author, Ghauri helped launch The News in 1990 and served as a news editor and later as a deputy editor.
In 1998, he was posted in London as the paper’s foreign correspondent. Three years later he joined ARY Digital as head of news and current affairs.
He has had stints at Dunya TV and Geo News, The Nation, and the Frontier Post. He also worked for the international news media including BBC. He regularly appears as a political commentator on such television networks as CNN, Sky and Aljazeera English.
He holds an MSc in International Politics and at one time briefly practiced law after graduating from the University of the Punjab Law College. However, he quit law and took up journalism in the late 1980s.
Ghauri is the author of "The Divine Destruction", a pictorial commentary on the devastating 2005 South Asian earthquake.
Photo courtesy: prideofpakistan.com
The News, December 14, 2016