Asma Shirazi Biography

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Asma Shirazi biography
Asma Shirazi

Asma Shirazi is a popular Pakistani journalist, anchorperson who has worked with various news channels including GEO News, ARY News, Samaa TV and Dawn News.

She is most popular for her current affair program Faisla Awam Ka on Dawn News.

She was born in Islamabad, and has a Postgraduate Degree in Political Science. She has experience as a news reporter and program anchor.

Asma started her career with GEO News in 2001. She later joined ARY News as an anchor and host of current affairs program.

She joined SAMAA TV in July 2010 and later joined DAWN TV. She currently hosts a Talk Show, "Faisla Awam Ka".

Asma Shirazi is Pakistan's first female war correspondent and host was also named 2014 Winner of Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism in 2014.

She in her talk show Faisla Awam Ka reported on conflicts that include the 2006 Israel-Lebanon war, Taliban violence on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in 2009 and General Pervez Musharraf's 2007 state of emergency.

She also hosted two popular television talk shows, including one on parliamentary affairs that Musharraf banned when he clamped down on independent news coverage.

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