Pakistan Television (PTV) is the biggest state TV channel in Pakistan. I am working in PTV, Lahore Centre. PTV produces family programmes for Information, Education and Entertainment with full responsibility and sense of national integrity. PTV is also called mother institute in electronic media of Pakistan.
I have 10 years experience of TV Production or Direction as a Producer Programmes in Pakistan Television (PTV), Lahore centre since 2005. Before this, I was working as a Lecturer in different private institutions.
In PTV produced programmes of different formats including talk shows, live transmissions, drama, documentaries, cooking shows and music shows etc. A Producer is responsible of total budget of a program, casting, scheduling, video recording and editing. I also work as an independent documentary Filmmaker.
I have done PhD in E-Learning from University of Education, Lahore in 2012. Now I am doing my second PhD in Media & Communication from TU Dresden, Germany. I have 13 research papers on my credit.
Describe your success in your professional life and achievements
1) Video of The Year Award on documentary "Tormented Souls" from Silver Lining Creation (NGO), Finland in 2011.
2) Distinguished Alumni Award for Academic Leadership, UMT, Lahore, 2012.
3) Nominated as Best Director-Short Film in LUMS International Film Festival (FiLUMS), 2012.
4) Nominated as Best Producer for PTV Regional Awards, 2009 & 2010.
5) Dean’s Merit Award on getting GPA: 3.93/4.0 in a Trimester of MSc (Computer Science), ILM, 2001.
6) Placed in Dean’s Honour List on getting GPA: 3.67/4.0 in coursework of PhD (Mass Communication), Beaconhouse National University (BNU), Pakistan, 2014.
What do you remember about your time in ILM / IMT /UMT?
It was a great time in ILM while studying in MSc (Computer Science). It was really a disciplined environment in ILM. We learned alot.