Arshad Sharif said Goodbye to Dunya News, Joined ARY
Host of program Kyun on Dunya Television Arshad Sharif, has said goodbye to the channel and joined ARY News.
In a status on facebook he announced, has become the third prominent journalist in just over two months to quit after Sami Ibrahim and Zamir Haider.
ArshadSharif 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 Administration from Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad and he has also Masters degree in Media Studies from UK with a distinction as a Chevening scholar.
Arshad Sharif, is host of programme Kyun and leading Dunya TV’s news team in Islamabad.
Earlier he has headed AAJ News and Dunya TV as Director News. 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 management had decided to remove the incumbent Director News and replace him with Arshad.He has worked as a Bureau Chief of Dawn NewsTV before joining Dunya TV where he also used to host one of the most popular programs in current affairs, Reporter.
His first media job was with a weekly publication, Pulse, where he served as a columnist, reporter and finally as managing editor in 1999.Sharif joined The News in 1999 and Daily Dawn in 2001.