Syed Fahd Husain

Chairman of the Board
Professor & Chairman
Department of Digital & Electronic Media


Fahd Husain began his career as a journalist at the Daily Muslim newspaper in 1991. In a journalism career spanning more than 26 years, he has served in senior positions in both newspapers and television, including at The Nation and Gulf News Dubai newspapers as well as serving as the Editor of Daily The News. In the 1990s, Fahd worked at PTV as an anchor for several shows. He has also worked at the leading American TV channel CBS News in New York. Fahd was anchor of Follow Up with Fahd on Geo Tv, Pakistan’s first independent English talk show. He then worked as Director International Affairs at ARY TV.

Starting in 2006, as Director News he designed the entire setup for Express News Channel and established the channel as a leading news network. He also served as Director News of Express 24/7, which was at one point Pakistan’s only 24- hour English news network. Later he also served as Executive Director News at Dunya TV and Chief Operating Officer at Capital TV.

Fahd has a Masters degree in Broadcast journalism from Columbia University in New York, USA and an undergraduate from Ohio Wesleyan University in USA.




Syed Fahd Husain

Chairman of the Board

Dean, Faculty of Media Sciences

Qualifications : MSc Broadcast Journalism
Columbia University, New York, USA, 2001

BA International Studies and Economics
Ohio Wesleyan University, Ohio, USA, 1991
Professional Experience Executive Director News, Express News Lahore (2013 – date)  
Executive Editor, Express Tribune (2016 – date)

Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director News / Programming, Capital TV, Islamabad (2013)
Achievements, Memberships and Awards Pulitzer Travelling Fellowship, USA

Jack R. Howard Scholarship, USA