Dr. Shahid Masood

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Designation: Host/Journalist
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Geo Television

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Shahid Masood Khan is one of the most popular journalist,writer, TV show host and political analyst from Pakistan. He is the former President of ARY TV Network, Group Executive Director of Geo TV network and MD/Chairman of Pakistan Television Corporation. His most recent employer was Express Media Group where he hosted Shahid Nama on Express News. Previously he hosted the shows Views on News on ARY News and Meray Mutabiq on GEO TV.

Early life

Shahid Masood spent most of his childhood in Taif and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. His father was a civil engineer, who worked there for 15 years. He attended the Pakistan International School, Riyadh, for seven years. He attended Pakistan international school Riyadh, DJ science college Karachi and Sindh Medical College Karachi. During the time he was banned from Pakistani airwaves he completed a Master's Degree in Strategic Studies from Tufts University. He currently lives in Pakistan, with his daughters Merriem and Faiza.


Views on News – ARY

Shahid Masood came into the spotlight with his program Views On News(launched after 9/11) Asia’s longest-running current affairs TV show. His show carried interviews with prominent people from politics, civil life, literature and culture. Politicians who were interviewed on Views on News included President General Pervez Musharraf, former Pakistani Prime Ministers Benazir Bhutto, Nawaz Sharif, Shaukat Aziz, and Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, MQM leader Altaf Hussain, PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif, former Pakistani general A. A. K. Niazi (of East Pakistan fame), Abdul Rashid Ghazi, former CIA Director James Woolsey, and former ISI chief Hamid Gul. Other people who appeared on the show include Ahmed Faraz, Israr Ahmad, Zakir Naik, Ashfaq Ahmed, Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi, Justice Saeeduzzaman Siddiqui, Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, Justice Wajihuddin Ahmed, Asif Ali Zardari and Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti along with his most wanted Balouch rebel grandson Bramdagh Bugti. It was Nawab Bugti's last public appearance before he was killed in a military operation by the Pakistan Army.

Meray Mutabiq – GEO TV

In January 2007, Shahid Masood joined a well known tv channel Geo TV, which is owned by the Jang Group, the largest Urdu media group. At GEO, he hosted the show, Meray Mutabiq (According to me). Due to his open criticism of the government and General Musharraf on the show, Masood became a problem for the regime.

In late 2007, GEO Television was banned by General Musharraf after the imposition of emergency rule. Masood returned to the air in the mid-April 2008, and hosted an interview with Asif Zardari. Just in a month he was banned again after interviewing (late) General Jamshed Gulzar Kiani.

Chairman PTV

He later became MD and Chairman of PTV (state run TV) but due to his stance on the audit report he resigned and later was appointed as Advisor to Prime Minister (status of Federal Minister). Soon afterwards he resigned from this post too.

Back to GEO

After quitting his advisory post, Masood returned to GEO and once again started hosting his show, Meray Mutabiq. In late 2009 his show was banned again from Dubai but he continued broadcasting it from various locations. It resulted in attacks on GEO offices in Karachi.

Shahid Nama

Masood returned to television on 18 July 2011, by starting a new show, Shahid Nama, on Express News. His program is broadcast from Monday to Thursday at 10 pm Pakistani Local Time. The last episode for this program was broadcast on 28 April 2012 after which Masood left Express News.

On the War on Terrorism

Ever since 9/11, Masood has been severely critical of the American-led War on Terrorism, although he never supported militancy or extremism. He routinely tends to analyze important issues along controversial lines, such as the Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and the 2006 Lebanon War. He was the only independent Pakistani journalist able to cover three major wars from the combat zones.

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nouman ( lahore,Pakistan) Sunday, April 29, 2012 4:58:41 AM (MDT - USA)
im ur reguler lisner plz talk about hitler

TARIQ ABI NAZIR ( PHILADELPHIA,United States) Wednesday, March 21, 2012 6:14:56 PM (MDT - USA)
Dears, May God bless you, your family and your works. Amen… Regards, I am Tariq Abi Nazir, born in Sahiwal Christian, presently settled in Philadelphia USA, would like to request you to help me making my thought clear, I am so confused and totally broken….Islamic Ideology Council?. Is any High Profile person is exempted from the law of the country…..I am talking about the present mishap going on in my country……where are the Islamic Leaders ? Is this clause in our constitution is Islamic??? If it is Islamic to deal with poor and rich with different levels of Justice then it is okay, please clear this for me and talk to the Islamic Scholars to explain, what I learned in Govt. College of Sahiwal is totally different. Why This double standards… Thanks

fahim barket buttar ( lisbon portugal,Portugal) Wednesday, March 14, 2012 5:54:53 PM (MDT - USA)
kya UN suply bahaal karnay ka faislaa kar lia gyaa hai or kaya ye jo shor doosray maslay jin ka ab koi faida he nahee chal raha hai sirf is taraf say twajo hatanay kay liay kia ja raha hai

husn bano ( karachi,Pakistan) Monday, January 09, 2012 11:02:56 PM (MDT - USA)
hello sir main husn bano from pakistan televison sir ap say zarori bat karni hai ap pay

Adnan ( WAH Cantt,Pakistan) Friday, June 03, 2011 12:42:02 PM (MDT - USA)
salam your program is good i like it your way of talking and questioning is good

Faisal ( alipur,Pakistan) Thursday, June 02, 2011 10:49:53 PM (MDT - USA)
uncle kia halhai apka mjhe apka ka numbr chahy milna chahta ho ap say 03016960331

mueed khan ( Lhr,Pakistan) Wednesday, June 01, 2011 8:22:02 AM (MDT - USA)
Uncle where are you we want to see you back.

mueed khan ( Lhr,United States) Wednesday, June 01, 2011 8:18:59 AM (MDT - USA)
.Uncle please come back.We want to see you again

TAHIR SHARIF ( jeddah,Saudi arabia) Saturday, March 05, 2011 12:31:16 PM (MDT - USA)
Dear Doctor Saab I am unable to see you since long on Tv.Please inform where are you? How we can see you live again and one which Channel?Awaiting urgent reply.Regards

ajmal shabbir ( lahore,Pakistan) Sunday, February 27, 2011 8:16:21 AM (MDT - USA)
dr shahid masood sahib, adaab, sir mein nay ap ko dubai,karachi aur islamabad kay address par bahut si tajaweez bhaiji thi kia ap ko mili agar mili to please mujhe response karein.ajmal

rana ( karachi,Pakistan) Thursday, February 03, 2011 10:40:07 PM (MDT - USA)
kash kissy ko mery baat sumagh may aa jaay khuda kay wastay election ka patron change kia jaay. 70%aabadi anparhe hai inn say pakistan kaa mustaqbil elect karwain gay to asey hi log select hoin gay .siraf educated log vote dalain mughay answer zaroor dain from rana karachi

Abid Hussain ( Islamabad,Pakistan) Thursday, February 03, 2011 12:08:44 AM (MDT - USA)
My name is Abid Hussain job in Saudia Arabia Dr.Sb is most famous for the all Ashia. Dr.Sb is a great man. Thank You Abid Hussain Cell No. 00996592357183 Makkah Saudia Araiba

NADEEM ( Baltimore,United States) Monday, January 10, 2011 3:53:09 PM (MDT - USA)
NADEEM AZMAT Can anyone expalin what happen to the programme views on news and Dr Shahid Masood

Karam Rasul ( Walsall,United Kingdom) Monday, January 03, 2011 2:31:43 PM (MDT - USA)
Can anyone expalin what happen to the programme views on news and Dr Shahid Masood Karam Rasul k.rasul@wlv.ac.uk

Karam Rasul ( Walsall,United Kingdom) Friday, December 17, 2010 1:41:18 PM (MDT - USA)
I as a very regular viewer of your programes, very often wonder when your so called honourable guests and academics state that we need to show the enlightened face of Islam to Europe and America. I hereby can confirm you that the establishment of these countries know very well about Islam and they have concluded that Islam is their enemy and it is hurdle against their plans. So, I want to state that these so called academics should not make fool of themselves and do not guide innocent pakistani's about the Islam. Islam was enlightened from the first day of its revelation. As the first word of Quaran-ul-Karim was that IQRA. which means read. Thank You May Allah keep u on the Right Path. Wassalam Karam Rasul LLB (Hons) First Division University of Wolverhampton England.

SHAISTA NAZ ( karachi,Pakistan) Wednesday, December 15, 2010 5:05:15 AM (MDT - USA)

Qaisar Emam ( Multan,Pakistan) Friday, November 19, 2010 3:06:31 PM (MDT - USA)
ڈاکٹر صاحب ! سلام مسنون !، اپ گریٹ ایڈیٹڑ ہیں - اللہ تعالی اپ کو عزت عطا کرے‘ آمین (قیصر امام ) صحافئ ملتان

M Irfan ( Toronto,Canada) Saturday, November 13, 2010 9:40:22 AM (MDT - USA)
Watch your programs on the web. People like you are a blessing for Pakistan. This is a nation under deep sleep and you need to shake them well!

ahmed ( paris,France) Friday, November 12, 2010 4:05:32 PM (MDT - USA)
ڈاکٹر شا ہد مسعو د صا حب، آپ اور آپ جیسے تمام ٹی وئ اینکر، حامد میر، کامران خان، انصار عباسئ، طلعت، حارون رشید، ڈاکٹر انیس، وغیرہ وغیرہ حغرات خواہ کسئ بھئ چینل سے تعلق رکھتے ہوں اور جو کہ حقیقتنا پاکستان کا درد رکھتے ہیں اور پاکستان کے لوگوں کو مملیکت کے اندر ہو نے والی ھولناک و شرمناک سازیشوں سے ھمہ وقت آگاہ کر تے رھتے ہیں، خراج تہسین کے مستحق ہین۔ قطعن اسکے کہ لوگ آپ کو پسند کریں ہا نہ کریں براہ مہربانئ اپنئ جہید۔آگاہئ کو جارئ رکھے گا۔ اللہ تعالئ آپ کو اور آپ کے ساتھیوں کو مزید ہمت اور فہیم عطا کرے (آمین) ہر اہل جنوں مرد قلندر نہیں ھوتا ہر صاحب آئنہ سکندر نہیں ھوتا موجیں تو سمندر سے بہت اٹھتئ ہیں لیکن ہر موج کے دامن ہیں تو گوہر نہیں ھوتا اٹھو میرئ دنیا کے غریبوں کو جگا دو کاخ امرہ کے در و دیوار گرا دو سطان جمہور کا آتا ھے زمانہ جو نقش ستم تم کو نظر آئے مٹا دو نہیں تیرا نشیمن قصرے سلطانئ کے گنبد پر تو شاھین ھے بسرا کر پہاڑوں کئ چٹانوں

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