Sana Bucha

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Sana Bucha
Born (1977-08-12) 12 August 1977 (age 39)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Alma mater King's College London
Occupation Journalist
anchor
talk show host

Sana Bucha (Urdu: ثناء بچہ ‎; born 12 August 1977) is a Pakistani journalist, war correspondent, and anchor. Sana Bucha started her career from production and became the producer on Geo News for the first English language bulletin. Apart from this English language bulletin, she also did several talk shows. She discussed current affairs, Pakistani politics and relations with foreign countries in her shows.[1]

Early life[edit]

Sana Bucha was born in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Her father was an airline Captain for Pakistan International Airlines. Bucha has two sisters, Nimra Bucha and Bisma Bucha.[2] She studied at the Convent of Jesus and Mary and completed her A Levels at The Lyceum School in Karachi. She graduated with a BA in Political Science from King's College London.[3]

Career[edit]

Bucha started off as a production development associate and became the producer for the first English Language Bulletin on GEO News.[4] Other than producing it, Bucha frequently hosted the show. After the English bulletin, Bucha hosted and produced the channel's first ever English Show News Day. She hosted and served as the executive director for the current affairs program Crisis Cell before switching over to the new program Laikin.[3] Bucha covers topics such as Pakistani politics and foreign relations, South Asia and Middle East affairs and American involvement in the region.

In June 2012, Sana Bucha resigned from GEO News, allegedly over the hiring of Aamir Liaquat Hussain, who was also appointed as GEO's vice-president; but later rejoined.[5][6][7] In November 2012, Bucha resigned from Geo again, allegedly over Aamir Liaquat hosting a show about child activist Malala Yousufzai, and joined Dunya News.[8]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sana Bucha Biography". http://pakistanmediaupdates.com/.  External link in |website= (help)
  2. ^ "News Anchor Sana Bucha & Drama Actress Nimra Bucha Are Sisters". awamiweb.com. 6 September 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Sana Bucha TV Anchor". Proudpak.pk. Retrieved 7 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Anchor Page: Sana Bucha". Dunya News. 
  5. ^ "Twitter alert: Sana Bucha resigns?". The Express Tribune. 1 July 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Sana Bucha Accepts Conflict With Geo News". Awamiweb. 18 July 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  7. ^ "Sana Bucha fired or has left Dunya News on her own?". Pakistan Today. 15 April 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  8. ^ "Sana Bucha resigns from Geo, joins Dunya News". The Express Tribune. 4 November 2012. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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