Azhar Abbas is the President and CEO of ‘BOL News’ which is a section of the newly established BOL networks. Azhar is among the leading television executives of Pakistan. He has been linked with both the fields of electronic and print journalism extensively and his immense experience in both these respects has made him a valuable asset for the BOL Networks.
Azhar Abbas is known for his strategic planning and executive skills. His vast knowledge in the field of journalism and his exposure to these fields through the ups and downs of this field has given him enough expertise as he has been through all the eras of the print and electronic journalism. He started his journey in 1990 as a reporter for an English newspaper, after which he went on to receive the Fulbright Fellowship for training in journalism at the Boston University and Newhouse School of Communication.
Azhar has maintained correspondence with the various international news networks and is also recognized for his investigative journalism piece in 1998 based on the issue of match fixing. He was able to identify the main culprits and exposed the true story behind the scam of match fixing. He has been honoured with the highest civilian award Hilal-e-Imtiaz which was bestowed upon him by the government of Pakistan for his extraordinary detailed works. He is a natural leader and has led the team of various channels at their initial steps.
Azhar aims at taking journalism of Pakistan to the next level by creating an institution that will provide credible and quality journalism and also provide the best privileges for the journalists of Pakistan. To know more about this inspirational personality, join him on his twitter account twitter.com/AzharAbbas3. There is no Facebook page on Azhar Abbas.