Naya Pakistan, Naya Anchor: Shahzad Iqbal joins Geo News replaces Talat Hussain

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After Talat Hussain’s exit from Geo News, there is confirmed news that Samaa’s Shahzad Iqbal will be replacing him on Geo News. Shahzad Iqbal is a talented and aggressive anchor of Samaa, though he does lack when comparing his ratings with Talats’.

Shahzad Iqbal is a long time anchor of Samaa and conducts his show at the 10 pm slot. There was unconfirmed news of Shahzad leaving the channel a few months ago, but considering his close association with Samaa’s chariman, the news wasn’t given the proper weight-age.

Shahzad will be doing a prime time show at 8 pm on the weekends competing with Maalick of 92 News and Dr. Danish of 24 as his main competitors, which will prove to be a good move for the anchor.

Shahzad Iqbal hosted Samaa’s talk show Awaz, and has an experience of eight years in the media industry. He is a business and marketing graduate who started as an economic and financial analyst on different talk shows.

Mediabites wishes him the best of luck for his new job at Geo News.

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