In a latest layoffs in Media, Dawn News Television has terminated top anchors of their talk shows ”2 Rayye” & ”Doosra Rukh” and and also the production staff associated with these talk shows; a big blow to media workers’s future.
Insiders say the sacked presenters are Baqir Sajjad Syed who hosted the program 2 Raaye, and Jawad Ahmed Siddiqi, host of Dusra Rukh.
The management has also slapped a 10 percent cut on salaries of regular staff and as much on their fuel.
The events at Dawn News follow a string of such pay cuts and layoffs at several other television channels and newspapers.
The management, however, has not sacked Asad Rahim, who co-hosted 2 Rayee with Baqir. And also Ms. Mehr Bokhari is in safe mode who anchors the program News Eye.