About

 

Nadia Zaffar is a TV & Multimedia Journalist from Karachi, Pakistan.

From 2006-2010 Nadia worked as an Anchor and Producer at DawnNews, Pakistan’s first 24-hours English language news channel. With DawnNews from the very beginning, Nadia was involved in some of the major news stories covered by the channel. She reported from the flood affected areas of Sindh in 2007 and presented and planned the special transmission for General Elections 2008. Prior to joining DawnNews, Nadia worked on documentaries at Business Plus TV and New York Times Television.

Nadia studied International Relations and Film Production at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts and recently completed a Master’s in Broadcast Journalism from Emerson College, Boston. While at Emerson, Nadia received the George Esper Award for International Journalism and won scholarships by RTDNA (Radio & TV Digital News Association) and SAJA (South Asian Journalists Association). She was the student speaker at her Master’s graduation at Emerson College.

Since her return to Karachi, Pakistan, Nadia has worked with BBC World News and Global Service and been teaching at the IBA as an Assistant Professor of Media Studies. She is currently working with the upcoming Bol Network.