Beena Khan started her journalistic career with an English morning daily, working and writing for different departments. She wrote on political economy, womenâ€™s issues, international issues before moving on to head the international desk. She then shifted her attention towards the electronic media, as a News Presenter and Reporter, she always had a flair for stories, and especially crime related stories. She has been part of the launching team of SAMAA, as a News Presenter and Anchor, and then she moved into production. She produces and hosts SAMAAâ€™s longest running and pioneer in Crime Shows – Crime Scene.
Beena is an avid reader and always wants to learn new things and techniques and as a result she among her other many talents is a certified International Trainer of Trainers in communication skills, corporate communications, strategy planning. She got her certification from Germany. “Crime Scene” can be seen on Monday – Thursday at 05:05 PM.
Born in Hyderabad, Paras Jahanzeb has a distinctive personality coupled with anchoring experience for half a decade.
Sheâ€™s already anchored programs on Samaa TV previously. Her anchoring career started in December 2004. She has done her Masters in political science.
Paras Jahanzeb is hosting Samaa’s flagship prime time program â€śNews Beatâ€ť which will be aired every Friday – Sunday at 10.03pm -11.00pm
Abida Hamid has been associated with the print, electronic media and advertising agencies for many years. She has worked as a journalist for a national English daily. She has also worked as a content producer and anchor for different current affairs shows and live transmissions and worked as a Creative Director for some leading ad agencies.
She has special interest in social issues, women rights, legal jurisprudence and research based projects. Watch her every Monday at 23:05 on Samaa TV fighting for justice only on Court Number 5
Born in Karachi, Mehwish Siddique started her career as a theatre artist. She has a degree in acting from the National Academy of Performing Arts and she has a bachelors degree in Psychology. She started her career in 2008 as a TV actress. Her acnhoring career started in January 2001. Her interests include reading and acting.
Mehwish Siddique will be anchoring â€śAwam ki Awazâ€ť which will be aired every Friday at 19.05pm – 20.00pm
Nadeem Malik is a famous Pakistani journalist known for his credible analysis. He has longstanding associations with news organizations and business journals. He has contributed to dozens of local and international news journals as a freelancer, including BBC Online, Asia Times, The News International.
As a host, he has conducted several discussion programs featuring leading politicians; economists and other professionals. In his extensive journalism career he has interviewed almost all Pakistani Presidents and Prime Ministers since 1990 and many international leaders, including American Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga, Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, Afghan President Hamid Karzai etc.
Nadeem Malik is currently hosting his own show on Samaa â€śNadeem Malik Liveâ€ť aired from Monday to Thursday at 20:03-21:00. For any suggestions please email at email@example.com
Beloved television icon/radio host Sahir Lodhi occupies a distinctive position in Pakistani media.He’s the pro of multi-tasking. Writer, actor, radio jockey, producer & host all rolled into one. Both on and off screen, Sahirâ€™s humanitarian efforts take center stage. The Sahir Lodhi Foundation is enriching lives of people by providing assistance in primary health care, legal aid & opportunities. Sahir does his own radio show on Samaa FM 107.4 and now he will be seen with a perfect blend of energy and emotions â€“ an ideal blend that will touch your hearts every morning only on Subah Savery Samaa Ke Saath aired every Monday â€“ Friday at 09:05am â€“ 11:00am.
Shahzad Iqbal has Masters Degree in Finance & Marketing. He has been associated with Electronic media for 8 years. As a host, he started off with programs on the economic issues, performance of the corporate sector and analysis on stock market.
For almost half a decade Shahzad has been hosting prime time talk shows on current affairs for various networks. Covering General Elections 2008 & 2013 extensively from across Pakistan is to his credit.
He provides facts, analysis and heated debate on contentious issues in his show.
Shahzad Iqbal is currently hosting a prime time show on Samaa â€śAwaz” aired every Monday-Thursday at 10:03 PM.
By: Omair Alavi
By: Samaa Web Desk