Saadia Afzaal is famous Pakistani reporter and journalist who got fame from her TV Hosting Career. Through her media reporting and hosting she has become one of the most known anchorpersons in Pakistan.
She has hosted all types of programmes from political shows to morning shows and became a well known face in news media. This is a brief biography to tell you more about her professional life.
Early Life & Education:
Saadia Afzaal was born in the federal capital Islamabad on April 3, 1987 which means currently her age is 32 years. She also completed her schooling in Islamabad and then graduated from Bahria University Islamabad.
Electronic Media Career:
She started working on Pakistan’s Electronic media in 2003 at a very young age and within few years she surpassed. She covered numerous big events in news channels such as 2005 earthquake in Northern Areas of Pakistan.
She also became the first journalist to visit Swat with ISPR during their operation in the valley. She also covered US Presidential Election 2008 with collaboration of Voice of America (VOA).
As host of Pakistan Television (PTV) she met and interviewed many leading political personalities including Former President Pervez Musharraf, Former PM Shaukat Aziz, Former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani and President Asif Ali Zardari.
She was also among those few journalists who were invited by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
After PTV she joined multiple private news channels. Saadia Afzaal has hosted political talk show on News One TV Channel with name “Siyasat aur Pakistan”. Later she hosted Morning Show “Bakhabar Savera” at ARY News.
She also hosted News Night on PTV News and is currently working with 92 News HD. Her political and current affairs show 92 at 8 is aired five days a week at 8 PM.
It is said that she also worked as a model but later switched and joined the news media.
Electronic Media Timeline:
- October 2003 – December 2009: Worked as Host on PTV News Show “Nuqta-e-Aitraz”
- December 2009 – June 2010: Hosted “Siyasat aur Pakistan” show on News One TV
- July 2010 – December 2010: Hosted “Bakhabar Savera” show and worked as a producer for ARY News
- 2014 – Started hosting ‘Aaj Saadia Afzaal Ke Sath’ on Aaj New
- May 2015 – She joined 92 News HD where she hosted political show 92 at 8
- Aug 2018 – Saadia Joined ‘Public News’ hosting political show ‘Public Pulse’
- Dec 2018 – She joined 92 News HD to host 92 at 8
She is still part of 92 News HD where she hosts the talk show 92 AT 8. Many leading politicians from different political parties appear in the program as participants and discuss current issues regarding the country.
There are many conflicts about Saadia Afzaal’s marital status. According to some websites few years ago she was married but the marriage did not last enough and resulted in divorce. Previously Saadia Afzaal was known as Saadia Zafar, it is said that she has a son with her first husband.
Details after her husband name, son and family are not known. In her marital life scandal emerged in 2013 when rumors spread about her second marriage.
Many news websites reported that Austrian Ambassador Axel Wech converted to Islam and married Saadia. It was said that a private wedding ceremony was held. This was denied by Sadia Afzal but Australian Ambassador remained silent on the issue.