Karachi (HRNW) 4thpillar Family is proud to announce that Ms Saadia Sehar Haidari would be our Media Coordinator News Agencies.She will help coordinate working journalists in crisis associated with government and private news agencies. She is a Pakistan’s first female photojournalist who was employed Associated Press of Pakistan and Geo News, and was inspired to enter journalism after her husband who was killed by the Taliban. While mourning the loss of her husband, Haidari was offered a job by Reuters which she accepted.She is Msc Maths and Msc in Mass com. And doing M Phil in journalism.
Haidari has received numerous accolades. She has been selected to attend many international programs and seminars on photojournalism and had the opportunity to visit Washington under the U.S.-Pakistan cultural exchange program. She is national and international award-winning journalist. Saadia received the “Best photojournalist of the year award” by AGAHI AWARDS. She was declared ‘Media Woman of the Year’ by the Excellence Award Foundation and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in 2009.She was awarded Press Freedom Award 2011.
She has appeared on Al Jazeera Arabic, VOA and PTV television news channels. The National Press Photographer’s Association (NPPA) has ranked her among the top tier photojournalists of Pakistan.