Tariq Hussain

Sub editor at Online news agency
Experience: 3 Years
Industry: Online Media
Location: Islamabad , Pakistan

Professional Summary

Writing Proficiency
Creative Essay Writer/Journalistic
  1. Reporter/ Sub-editor 2011 to present Infochange News and Features Network (INFN) Islamabad
  2. Script writer 2012 Jan 2013 TVAPEX, a UK based web TV (www.tvapex.com)
  3. Sub-Editor Feb 2013 May 2013 International News Agency (Online)
  4. Blogger Since 2011 http://tariq-feature.blogspot.com/
  5. M.Phil Research Work------Conducted a research for an M.Phil student about "US PRESS COVERAGE AND MUSLIM WORLD: PORTRAYAL OF MUSLIMS BY TIME MAGAZINE PRE & POST ARAB SPRING" (CASE OF EGYPT) 2010-2012
Content Writer
  1. Academic WritingsWrites a research based articles for International Students about Business and Management at Upwork such as Flexicurity, Case Studies and Policy Options
Note: Have a look at my work:
  • http://tariq-feature.blogspot.com/2015/10/great-powers-rivalries-changing-pattern.html
  • http://www.sharnoffsglobalviews.com/?s=Tariq+Hussain
Skills in Management Courses(Teaching)
  1. Public Administration
  2. Communication Skills
  3. Media Management
  4. Public Relations & Advertising
  5. Human Relations
  6. Leadership and Team Management
  7. Principles of Management
  8. Journalistic Writing
  9. Mass Communication
  10. Reporting and Sub Editing
  11. Development Communication
  12. International Relations
  13. Psychology I & II
  14. International Communication
Born on April 4, 1989, Journalist Tariq Hussain, acquired his primary education in Kohat, and completed matriculation and intermediate education from Fazaia Inter College Kohat. He received a degree in Mass Communication from National University of Modern Languages in Islamabad. He started his career in 2010 by joining a news agency, Infochange News and Feature Networks (INFN). Also, he has been associated with practical journalism: covering news events, highlighting real-lives issues, making reports out of survey reports and crafting opinion based articles. Besides, he conducted a research work titled US Press Coverage And Muslim World: Portrayal Of Muslims By Time Magazine. He contributes opinion articles and commentaries to sharnoffworldviews.com, an American news portal, and run his personal blog Tariq-feature.blogspot.com.
While working as a journalist, Tariq Hussain learned how to work efficiently in a team and achieve the desired goals. Due to his day-to- day interactions with citizens as a reporter, he has allowed himself to adapt quickly to the new environment and situations. Then, an avid readings and observations helped him to learn swiftly, to communicate politely and to manages efficiently the administrative tasks.

Experiences

  • Feb 2013 - Dec 2013
    Sub editor
    Online news agency
    Islamabad, Pakistan
    My responsibilities included:

    1. Rewriting the poorly written stories
    2. Transforming press releases into news stories
    3. Developing a feature based stories
    4. Translating Urdu news stories and press releases into English
  • Feb 2011 - Currently working
    Reporter /Sub editor
    Infochange News and Feature Network (INFN)
    Islamabad, Pakistan
    My duties at the agencies are as follows:

    1. Writing and reporting hard news stories as well as news features.
    2. Covering news events, conferences, seminars and press conferences being held across the city
    3. Re-writing the poorly-written news stories.
    4. Producing a research based stories relating to o climate change, human rights and women issues.
    5. Monitoring news channels for the latest developments across the country.
    6. Pursuing and producing a reality based news feature that exhorts, encourages the masses and sensitizes the government.
    7. Interviewing artisans, skilled laborers and the poor section of the society in order to spread awareness and helps the rulers in changing the policies in their favors.

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  • Feb 2011 - Currently working
    Reporter/sub editor
    INFN news agency
    Islamabad, Pakistan

Academics

  • Feb 2014
    National University of Modern Languages (NUML)
    Islamabad, Pakistan
    Grade/GPA: A
    Studied the following subjects
    1. Online Journalism and Social Media
    2. Public Relations and Media Managements
    3. Print Media and News Writing/ Editing
    4. Electronic Media and Screen Writing/ script development
    5. Advertising and Marketing
    6. Communication and Journalistic Writing
    7. Research and Development Communication

Skills

  • Writing and proofreading

Publications

  • Online Portals
    (Report)
    Feb 2015
    Author(s): Tariq Hussain
    Publisher: Online, Islamabad, Pakistan
    My articles and opinion pieces could be found below


    Articles that Have been published in the online portal
    Link: http://www.sharnoffsglobalviews.com/?s=Tariq+Hussain

    My news features on the web portal of the news agency
    Link: http://www.infochangepakistan.net/home.aspx

    For Blogging. (My personal blog page)
    Link: http://tariq-feature.blogspot.com
  • Blogging
    (Report)
    Jun 2011
    Author(s): Tariq hussain
    Publisher: Tariq-feature.blogspot.com, Islamabad, Pakistan

Languages

  • English
    (Fluent - Wide Knowledge)