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 in Journalism since 2017 besides teaching students of journalism and filmmaking. Noor 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 in Journalism since 2017 besides teaching students of journalism and filmmaking. Noor 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

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.

LIFESTYLE DESK

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 at The Current

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 JAMIL

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 JAMIL

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.

FARHEEN MATEEN

Deputy Editor - Lifestyle

Syeda Farheen Mateen earned her Masters degree in Digital Film and TV from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia. Her passion is to dedicate her life to highlight social evils through the lens of the camera. Her aim in life is to break the glass ceiling in society for differently-abled people.

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FARHEEN MATEEN

Deputy Editor - Lifestyle

Syeda Farheen Mateen earned her Masters degree in Digital Film and TV from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia. Her passion is to dedicate her life to highlight social evils through the lens of the camera. Her aim in life is to break the glass ceiling in society for differently-abled people.

TECH & BUSINESS DESK

Sadaan Moeez Khan

Editor - Business and Tech

An automotive and tech aficionado with a knack of digital media. Sadaan listens to deep house and is a big fan of Doug Demuro and Seinfeld.

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SADAAN MOEEZ KHAN

Editor - Tech & Business

An automotive and tech aficionado with a knack for digital media. Sadaan listens to deep house and is a big fan of Doug Demuro and Seinfeld.

VISUALIZE THE CURRENT

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.

ASMA AHMED

Graphic Designer

Asma is the lady behind all the cool graphics you see on our website and socials. She has a bachelor’s degree in graphic designing, and she sees herself becoming a digital artist.

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ASMA AHMED

Graphic Designer

Asma is the lady behind all the cool graphics you see on our website and socials. She has a bachelor’s degree in graphic designing, and she sees herself becoming a digital artist.

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