The Current is a news-lifestyle platform that informs Pakistan’s millennials about all the issues that matter – news, entertainment, lifestyle, and much more. We are the only platform that fully engages with our followers, including them in our viral live sessions and discussions, making us the first Pakistani platform which allows our followers to lead us. We are the first independent news platform to be funded by the Google News Innovation Challenge 2020 and have collaborated with the Facebook Journalism Project.

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MARIUM CHAUDHRY

Founder

Marium has been a journalist for the past 13 years in Pakistan. She is a Google News Initiative Newsroom Leadership Program Fellow and a journalism graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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MARIUM CHAUDHRY

Founder

Marium has been a journalist for the past 13 years in Pakistan. She is a Google News Initiative Newsroom Leadership Program Fellow and a journalism graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

MEHMAL SARFRAZ

Co-Founder

Mehmal has been in journalism since 2005 and has worked in both print and electronic media. She is also an Asia Society Fellow.

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MEHMAL SARFRAZ

Co-Founder

Mehmal has been in journalism since 2005 and has worked in both print and electronic media. She is also an Asia Society Fellow.

POLITICAL DESK

Noor Fatima Cheema - Sub-Editor at The Current

NOOR FATIMA CHEEMA

Sub-Editor - Politics

Noor Fatima has been working as a journalist for 4 years besides teaching students of journalism and filmmaking. Noor mostly remains in a mood of constant feminine boomerang and is insomniac in general, but loves the idea of sleeping in till late. Appreciates being gifted a chocolate every once in a while. While her life bio is currently loading, she hopes to win a Pulitzer soon!

Noor Fatima Cheema - Sub-Editor at The Current

NOOR FATIMA CHEEMA

Sub-Editor - Politics

Noor Fatima has been working as a journalist for 4 years besides teaching students of journalism and filmmaking. Noor mostly remains in a mood of constant feminine boomerang and is insomniac in general, but loves the idea of sleeping in till late. Appreciates being gifted a chocolate every once in a while. While her life bio is currently loading, she hopes to win a Pulitzer soon!

ENTERTAINMENT DESK

Uzair Anwer

Editor - Entertainment

Uzair Anwer – An entertainment journalist and a script writer, Uzair is a broadcast media graduate. His passion is to dig out trailblazing stories from the world of films and celebrity lifestyle before anyone else.

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Uzair Anwer

Editor - Entertainment

An entertainment journalist and a scriptwriter, Uzair is a broadcast media graduate. His passion is to dig out trailblazing stories from the world of films and celebrity lifestyle before anyone else.

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ABDULLAH BIN SHAHZAD

Deputy Editor - Entertainment

Abdullah is a young journalist with a love for entertainment and sports. He recently joined The Current and those celebrity throwbacks you love – that’s all him.

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ABDULLAH BIN SHAHZAD

Deputy Editor - Entertainment

Abdullah is a young journalist with a love for entertainment and sports. He recently joined The Current and those celebrity throwbacks you love – that’s all him.

AYESHA

Intern - Entertainment

Currently studying at LUMs University in Lahore, Ayesha hosts the drama review with Ashar and also creates the content for The Current’s Sunday Superstar.

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AYESHA

Intern - Entertainment

Currently studying at LUMs University in Lahore, Ayesha hosts the drama review with Ashar and also creates the content for The Current’s Sunday Superstar.

LIFESTYLE DESK

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UROOJ ALI

Editor - Lifestyle

Young Urooj Ali manages the lifestyle desk, hosts two videos and we challenge you to find stories as shocking and original as she does. A founding member, Urooj loves biscuits and a good challenge.

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UROOJ ALI

Editor - Lifestyle

Young Urooj Ali manages the lifestyle desk, hosts two videos and we challenge you to find stories as shocking and original as she does. A founding member, Urooj loves biscuits and a good challenge.

LAILA TARIQ

Deputy Editor - Lifestyle

Laila Tariq recently joined The Current and is the girl who runs your daily newsletter, writes articles and produces videos too. Sign up for the newsletter to find out what she’s up to and what you need to know about your day too!

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LAILA TARIQ

Deputy Editor - Lifestyle

Laila Tariq recently joined The Current and is the girl who runs your daily newsletter, writes articles and produces videos too. Sign up for the newsletter to find out what she’s up to and what you need to know about your day too!

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SAJAL

Intern - Lifestyle

Sajjal is a media studies student and has a great interest in filmmaking, broadcast and investigative journalism. In the future she would love to pursue a career as a journalist.

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SAJAL

Intern - Lifestyle

Sajjal is a media studies student and has a great interest in filmmaking, broadcast and investigative journalism. In the future she would love to pursue a career as a journalist.

TECH & BUSINESS DESK

FAHAD MALIK

Deputy Editor - Tech & Business

Fahad Malik is our tech and business guy and is the host of our tech reviews. He also analyses The Current’s data and tells us exactly what you want to know and what we need to do to help you know it.

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FAHAD MALIK

Deputy Editor - Tech & Business

Fahad Malik is our tech and business guy and is the host of our tech reviews. He also analyses The Current’s data and tells us exactly what you want to know and what we need to do to help you know it.

VISUALIZE THE CURRENT

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ZUBAIR KHAN

Art Director

Zubair Khan has been working in News, Entertainment and Digital media for the past 18 years. The Current’s visual content comes under his desk and as a founding member of the platform, what you see (and enjoy watching) is partly his creative vision.

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ZUBAIR KHAN

Art Director

Zubair Khan has been working in News, Entertainment and Digital media for the past 18 years. The Current’s visual content comes under his desk and as a founding member of the platform, what you see (and enjoy watching) is partly his creative vision.

MUHAMMAD JAVED

Cameraperson

Javed, also known as JV, is the man behind the camera for The Current’s visual content, including the Current Life interviews.

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MUHAMMAD JAVED

Cameraperson

Javed, also known as JV, is the man behind the camera for The Current’s visual content, including the Current Life interviews.

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SHAHID IRSHAD

Non Linear Editor

Shahid is our dedicated editor, creating the content that you love to watch. He has been in journalism for the past 20 years.

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SHAHID IRSHAD

Non Linear Editor

Shahid is our dedicated editor, creating the content that you love to watch. He has been in journalism for the past 20 years.

ALI USMAN

Graphic Designer

Our young graphics designer Ali creates all the great graphics and thumbnails you see across our platforms.

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ALI USMAN

Graphic Designer

Our young graphics designer Ali creates all the great graphics and thumbnails you see across our platforms.

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SULTAN IRFAN

Intern

Sultan, also known as The Current’s Sanjay Leela Bansali shoots our cool videos, along with JV.

Sultan, also known as The Current’s Sanjay Leela Bansali shoots our cool videos, along with JV.

HUMAN RESOURCE

MUHAMMAD ASHAR

Head - Human Resource

Ashar is The Current’s all rounder. Officially he manages The Current’s HR but also does food and drama reviews.

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MUHAMMAD ASHAR

Head - Human Resource

Ashar is The Current’s all rounder. Officially he manages The Current’s HR but also does food and drama reviews.

SALES & MARKETING