Wusat Ullah Khan
Journalist & Co-host, Dawn News
Wusat Ullah Khan is a working journalist since more than four decades. He writes weekly columns for BBC Urdu online, BBC Hindi, and Deutsche Welle (Voice of Germany), and a bi-weekly column for Daily Express Pakistan. He is best known as co-host of Dawn News daily talk show 'Zara Hut Kay' which he has been a since Aug 2015. As a Roaming Correspondent /Producer in BBC Urdu Service, from 1991 to 2015, he covered the 2003 Iraq War, from Baghdad, Cairo, Amman, and Istanbul, and was in Beirut during the 2006 Israel-Hizbollah war. He also covered Lok Sabha elections of 2004 and 2009 while touring 13 states of India, and also J&K. Khan also interviewed the likes of L K Advani, Dalai Lama, and Khushwant Singh. Khan produced a series of travelogue documentries for BBC Urdu TV and covered the 2005 earthquake in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Jammu & Kashmir; his reporting travelogue of 2010 floods was published as 'Sailab Diaries' by Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi. He conducts workshops & trainings on reporting skills, writing techniques, safety matters, etc. for professional journalists and broadcasters.