Career objective:  Pursue excellence in ethical journalism, public relations, writing and communications related tasks

Current position:  Editorial Chief, The Daily Observer 

Educational Qualification:

  • – Post Graduation diploma in journalism London School of Journalism, UK.
  • – Honours in English literature, North-South University.
  • – H. S. C. (Arts) from Dhaka College (First) Division.
  • – S. S. C. (Science) from Government Laboratory high School under (Dhaka) Board (STAR with five letters) First Division.

Personal Information:

  • – Date of Birth : 25/08/1977
  • – Nationality : Bangladeshi
  • – Marital Status : Single
  • – Religion : Islam
  • – Areas of Interest : Sports , reading and travelling

Brief summary of work experience: 

Editor-in-charge, Editorial section, Literature and Book reviews, The Daily Observer (2016 – present) 

I am an experienced editor with a demonstrated history of working for the English print media. I am experienced and skilled in editorial, analysis, commentary and current affairs’ writings. A recommended writer and communication professional with a post graduate degree from the London School of Journalism coupled with 15 plus years of journalistic experience.

The Daily Star (2012 – 2015)

Assistant editor, Current Affairs Analyst, in – charge for book reviews and literature page 

I have developed journalistic and writing skills in a diverse manner which has strengthened me for multitasking capabilities. I was the deputy to the editor of editorial and op-ed section. I wrote editorials; manage select, copy – edit and approve write-ups.

As the editor for book reviews and an avid reader myself, i reviewed books, planned and approve contents for the page. As a student of literature, writer and translator i regularly contributed for the Arts and Literature page. Travel writing is one of my passions. My work experience is an exciting blend of writing and managerial tasks that is enriched with a pro-active outlook. I am never afraid of taking up new challenges.

However, in order to flourish through the lenses of a learner – one needs to explore the horizons beyond.

 Deputy Editor, The New Nation (2016 – 2018) 

I was responsible for composing editorials, commentaries, opinion and analytical pieces.

Assistant Editor, Dhaka Courier (2007 – 2010) 

Preparing Cover story, Composing a column on various issues under the column banner-head of ‘Under the Lampshade’, writing book and Film reviews, Handle all internal and external Communication related chores, Magazine representative In-charge, Editing Articles and Features and selecting c columns, articles, features and other write-ups for publishing.

Travel writing: I have penned and published over two dozen anecdotal travel writing pieces on different countries in Asia and Europe.

Feature writer and copy editor, The Daily Independent (2004 – 2006) 

I wrote features, edited articles and news reports.

Countries visited: India, Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives, Myanmar, Thailand, Germany, France, Austria, Russia, Italy, Greece, Turkey, UK, Bulgaria, Romania, and Russia.

Hobbies: Reading books and journals on various subjects, health and fitness and playing Squash. 

Sporting career: Played Squash at domestic and Asian competitive level. 

ULPIANA FORUM OBJECTIVE: I aim to provide media coverage of the forum for my readers in Bangladesh on behalf of Daily Observer, share my knowledge, personal opinions on effective Diaspora engagement and give a positive portrayal of the Kosovo government in terms of organising the Ulpiana Forum.