Rana Mubashir

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Rana Mubashir (رانا مبشر)
Born 1967
Occupation Journalist/News Anchor
Notable credit(s) Director News News One

Rana Mubashir is a Pakistani television news journalist and talk show host who is known for his current affairs show Rana Mubashir at Prime Time on News One. He focuses on Pakistani politics and has interviewed a number of high-profile personalities, both within and outside of Pakistan.[citation needed] A professional journalist with over 20 years experience, Rana has specialised in investigative reporting and has worked as a current affairs consultant and news director.[1]

Early life[edit]

Mubashir used to live in Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, where he completed his early education, and then joined Quaid-e-Azam University Islamabad for his Master's degree in Defence & Strategic Studies.

Career in journalism[edit]

Mubashir has been a journalist for over twenty years. He started his career in journalism as a trainee with the 'Pakistan Observer' and later the Jang Group of newspapers as a staff reporter from 1990 to 2006. During his career he conducted investigative reporting and wrote various investigative stories. He has also worked in PTV as consultant and with Current Affairs and Business Plus TV as news director. Currently, he is working as news director for the Pakistani TV Channel News One[2] as well as hosting two current affair programs, "Rana Mubashir at Prime Time"[3] and "Pakistan Chowk".[1][4][5]

Facing threats[edit]

During his career in investigative journalism he faced some hardships while highlighting social and human rights issues in Pakistan. He was manhandled by doctors and other hospital staff when he tried to highlight patient issues in Rawalpindi's state-run Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Hospital.[6][7]


  1. ^ a b "rmpt2010's channel". YouTube. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Breaking News - Latest News". Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Rana Mubashir at Prime Time". youtube.com. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Pakistan Chowk". youtube.com. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  5. ^ Rana Mubashir quits NewsOne, Journalism Pakistan
  6. ^ "Members MQM Rabitta Committee Condemn torture on Journalist Rana Mubashir & his team". allaboutmqm.org. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "Welcome to Allvoices". allvoices.com. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 

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