Noted analyst and journalist Mr Iftikhar Ahmad has joined Jang Group as Group Editor Jang Forum and Special Projects Director Geo. He is known and respected among the journalists for his blunt and in-depth analyses on national politics. Ahmad has also worked briefly with Bol and Dunya News as well.
Ahmad started his career in 1980 and worked for various media outlets before joining Daily Jang in 1986. He introduced personal interviews of politicians, which were unique in nature as the interviewees divulged personal information as well. Through his interviews for Daily Jang Iftikhar Ahmed set a new trend in Pakistani journalism.
His knowledge on electioneering in the country is unmatchable. He is the pioneer of Jang Election Cell established on modern lines in 1988, and he had been supervising election transmissions of Geo News since launch. Geo’s election coverage is acclaimed by experts, politicians and by Election Commission of Pakistan for being accurate and trust worthy.
Geo News’ famous news show Jawab Deyh, which Ahmad hosted for long set a trend of relatively different interviews from what audiences had seen earlier.
Iftikhar Ahmad is a principled man who has fought for journalists rights nationwide and within the organization.