Dr. Shahid Masood: ‘Let’s go back to work’. Joins GNN


Dr. Shahid Masood is ready to go on air at 8:00 pm with his new program on GNN from Tonite.

The program named ‘Live with Dr. Shahid Masood’ will be aired daily Monday to Friday at 8:03 pm.

He announced about his show on Twitter. “I’ll be live in my show at 8.05

Dr. Shahid Masood is a famous Pakistani journalist, columnist, surgeon, and a political analyst who was hosting a talk show, titled Live with Dr. Shahid Masood on News One since last so many years.

Previously he served as Group executive director of Geo TV and senior Executive Director of ARY Digital Network. In 2008, he was briefly appointed as the managing director and chairman of Pakistan Television Corporation and also served as the special assistant to then Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousaf Raza Gillaniwith the status of a minister of state in the Gillani ministry.

ARY news executive and PTV Chairman:

Dr. Shahid Masood became affiliated with the media in 2001. DSM initially served as the senior Executive Director of ARY Digital Network, where he served as the chief of ARY One World (now known as ARY News), and hosted the show Views on News.

In 2005, DSM received a scholarship with CNN. He also carried out coverage of the three wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Lebanon. In 2007, DSM joined Geo TV as its Group Executive Director where he hosted the TV show Meray Mutabaq.

In June 2008, DSM was appointed as the Chairman of Pakistan Television Corporation (PTV) with the additional charge of Managing Director at PTV on a two-year contract. However, in November 2008 he resigned from his position as chairman and managing director of PTV. Following the resignation, he was appointed as special assistant to the then Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousaf Raza Gillani with the status of a minister.

Geo News, CNBC Pakistan, News One (2008–14)

Dr. Shahid Masood again joined GEO and Meray Mutabiq in November 2008 before shifting to Views on News on ARY News in 2010. Masood started hosting his current affairs show Shahid Nama on Express News in 2011. The show followed a similar pattern to his earlier current affairs and politics. Before General Election 2013, Masood joined Royal News for the election coverage. In December 2013, he joined Jaag TV (formerly CNBC Pakistan) where he hosted his show Live with Dr. Shahid Masood.

In 2014, he joined News One and started a show Live with Dr. Shahid Masood, as a guest journalist. The show then shifted to ARY News in February 2016, and then on Bol News from late 2016 till February 2017. The show then returned to News One on 14 February 2017.

Dr. Shahid Masood also had presented religious documentary End of Time in 2004 from ARY One World, with sub-name called as The Hidden Truth. He then refreshed and represented them as The Lost Chapters from News One in 2015, Final Call from ARY News in 2016 and The Moment from News One in 2017.


Mediabites wish Veteran journalist, Dr. Shahid Masood all good luck for his new show on GNN!


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