Abdur Razzaq- belongs to Mardan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan- as a reporter attached to Equal Access
and covers reports from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA) for magazine program Kadam Pa Kadam and Nawe Sahar. He also worked as a freelance reporter with INTERMEDIA PAKISTAN and covers reports from Khyber Agency for magazine program, Khyber Jwand Jwak, youth program, Da Khyber Saba and also has contribution in female program, Jongara ao Khegara. He did his master’s degree in Journalism and Mass communication from the Department of Journalism and Mass communication, Hazara University Mansehra, in 2007-09. His experience in the field of journalism stretches over the period of almost four years. Based in Peshawar, his responsibilities include covering social issues related to KP and FATA for Equal Access.
For the completion of his master degree he did two months internship with The News International and then continued his internship with the same organization for one year at Peshawar bureau. In October, 2009 he joined PACT (Pak-Afghan Cross Border Transmission) RADIO Peshawar as freelance reporter and then in 2010, he promoted to live and senior reporter. He also worked as an assistant producer with PACT RADIO for current affairs’ programs. He worked as an online reporter with PACT RADIO for its website (www.pactradio.com) too and covered reports for both radio and website, related to cross border Pashtuns’ issues.
He joined Pakhtunkhwa Radio FM 92.2 MHz as a night shift In-charge program in 2010 and also worked as a presenter there for one year under the scheme of National Internship Program (NIP) lunched by federal government of Pakistan.
Besides association with INTERMEDIA, Abdur Razzaq covers stories for Lead Pakistan newspapers at Peshawar from 2011 till date and now also filing stories for daily The Spokesman.
Abdur Razzaq is also the member of National Council of Environmental Journalists Pakistan (www.ncejpak.org) from June 2012 and covers stories related to environment from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA).