With a large number of 24 hour news channels in the country and the abundance of Talk Shows on prime time television, the role of journalism has been greatly enhanced in today’s Pakistan. As a result, journalists and anchors have gained increased exposure and have come under scrutiny from the people. Some have gained fame while others have been criticized. Shahzeb Khanzada is one such anchor who belongs to the first category.
Shahzeb Khanzada is the host of popular Current Affairs Talk Show “To the Point” which airs on Express News from Monday to Wednesday at 10 pm. The show raises discussions on various current issues of the country and includes guests from different avenues of the system. Shahzeb gained prominence for the coverage of the recent issue of the murder of a young man Shahzeb Khan by Shahrukh Jatoi, the son of an influential feudal lord.
Shahzeb Khanzada conducted interviews with the victim’s family as well as the family members of the accused. His interview of Shahrukh Jatoi’s father helped the prosecutors in the arrest of the accused man who was hiding in Dubai. His efforts were applauded by the Chief Justice of Pakistan and helped him win the Best Anchorperson Award for 2013.
Shahzeb was born on 20th September in Karachi and currently lives in Islamabad. Apart from anchoring he keeps a close eye on cricket and is an avid supporter of the Pakistani cricket team.