Anjum Niaz, prolific journalist, editor and writer, dies in USA


Anjum Niaz, a former assistant editor of Dawn, contributor of Express Tribune, Daily Times and Daily Dunya died in New Jersey, US, on Saturday night.

She started her journalistic career back in the early 80s and had worked for The Dawn, Daily Star, and Friday magazine of Dawn for many years. She also contributed for Daily Times, Express Tribune and Daily Dunya.

Anjum Niaz was the daughter of former Bureaucrat, Fida Hasan, who was the chief secretary of former West Pakistan during the 1960s.

She was a prolific columnist who endeared herself to Dawn’s readers with fascinating insights into the lives of the rich and famous through a weekly column, Crème de la crème, which this news­paper published for well over a decade.

Her last piece published in Express Tribune on July 29, 2018 with the titled, ‘Khan Sahib where are the women?’. Following is the link of the article:


Courtesy for contribution: Daily Dawn



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