Prominent ARY News presenter of top rating program ‘Reporters’ & political analyst Sami Ibrahim and former resident editor of Daily Jang Rana Tahir Mehmood have joined BOL TV as director news / senior anchor & as an editor respectively.
Ibrahim did not host the ARY News program, The Reporters on Monday night and Sabir Shakit took his driving seat as host of the program. During the show his colleague Sabir Shakir told the audience that he didn’t attend the show due to his traveling to the USA.
However, a source tells JournalismPakistan.com, that until Monday evening, he was in Islamabad.
Sami Ibrahim, famous for his on-slaught critic of the PML-N government joined ARY in April 2015 and before that, he hosted a current affairs program, “Tajzia with Sami Ibrahim,” on Channel 24.
Sami also served Dunya News in 2011 after a long stint in the US with Geo Television. He has worked for several newspapers and appears as a political analyst in numerous television talk shows.
In another development; former resident editor of Jang Rawalpindi, Rana Tahir Mehmood has moved to BOL News as an editor for BOL’s upcoming daily newspapers.
After leaving Jang, Mehmood remained associated with Daily Jehan Pakistan and later at Jinnah newspaper.
In a tweet, Sami Ibrahim, who has also now joined BOL, said that Rana Tahir Mehmood had signed up with the BOL network as an editor.
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