Manzoor Chandio

Working journalist, writer and blogger at present associated with Pakistan’s largest-circulated English daily DAWN in Karachi. Areas of interest include democracy, conduct of elections, human rights, poverty, environment and media development.

Contributor for UPI Next’s ‘Impact Pakistan’ project, a year-long online training and mentoring programme for journalists that was built around the May 11 elections in collaboration with INTERMEDIA-Pakistan and Pak Institute for Peace Studies.

Completed Beaconhouse National University and Rozan’s 6-month ‘Media Fellowship on Social Justice’ in June 2013.

In 2011, participated in the US Department of State’s project for Pakistani journalists: ‘The New Faces of American Journalism and Activism: Blogging and Social Media’ under the International Leadership Visitor Program that included a variety of appointments with individuals and representatives of organisations in Washington D.C., San Francisco, Stanford University, Austin and New York.

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    Daily DAWN (Pakistan)

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