February 22, 1973
|Education||Masters in Public Administration from Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad & Masters in Media Studies from Ulster University, UK|
|Title||Director News , AAJ NEWS Islamabad.|
Arshad Sharif (Urdu: ارشد شریف)(born February 22, 1973) is a Pakistani journalist, writer and photographer. He has worked with leading national and international media organizations. He has received award for his journalistic work. Arshad Sharif has recently joined AAJ News as Director News where he will be leading the channel along with starting a current affairs show focusing on investigative stories. He was leading the news team of Dunya TV as Director News and host of program Kyun earlier.. Before taking taking over as Director News of Dunya TV, Arshad Sharif worked as Islamabad Bureau Chief of Dunya TV. Arshad Sharif is an experienced journalist who has worked with leading national and international media organizations in journalistic and management roles. Starting his journalistic career as a freelancer in 1993 while still being a student, Arshad Sharif joined the profession full time in 1997 and since then has covered a number of stories nationally and internationally. His journalistic forays include conflict coverage in tribal areas with specialization in defense and foreign affairs. He has also reported for leading Pakistani news organizations from London, Paris, Strasbourg and Keil. Arshad Sharif did his MSc in Public Administration from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad and also has a Masters degree in Media Studies from UK with a distinction as a Chevening scholar. 
Sharif was born in Karachi, Pakistan.He began his journalistic career as a freelancer in 1993, while he was still a student. He received his Master of Science in Public Adminitration from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad and he has also Masters degree in Media Studies from UK with a distinction as a Chevening scholar.
He is currently Director News of AAJ News. Earlier he was Director News of Dunya TV and host of programme “Kyun” on Dunya TV and it was under his command that Dunya TV regained its position as the second most watched channel in Pakistan. Before taking over the ratings of the channel were fluctuating rapidly and the managment had decided to remove the incumbent Director News and replace him with Arshad. He has worked as a Bureau Chief of Dawn News TV before joining Dunya TV where he also used to host one of the most popular programs in current affairs, 'REPORTER'.
Sharif has covered a number of stories nationally and internationally. His journalistic forays include conflict coverage in tribal areas with specialization in defence and foreign affairs. He has also reported for leading Pakistani news organizations from London, Paris, Strasbourg and Kiel. Sharif is also the winner of a 2012 Agahi Award.
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