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Join date: Apr 18, 2021
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Imran Siddiqui is a broadcast journalist with over two decades of experience in reporting on social issues that impact our collective societies. Imran's background includes programming, launching and managing TV and FM Radio networks. Imran’s journey began in 94 while finishing bachelors in Mass communications - Radio TV and Film in Manila Philippines, where he worked with two exceptional Radio Stations NU107 Rock FM and BM105 Jazz FM Manila. Imran returned to Pakistan in 98 and worked with Telebiz Productions to produce Business News and TV shows for PTV and ZEE Europe and was also a TV host on CNBC Asia among other networks. In the late 90’s, Imran worked with FM100 and FM101 in Karachi to help strengthen their English Radio programming. In early 2002 Imran was hired by GEO News as their morning news anchor based out of Dubai and also produced GEO’s morning magazine show Geo Pakistan. In 2003 Imran was hired by FM107 Karachi to launch their Radio network as the head of programming. In 2005 Imran was hired by Voice of America in Washington D.C. to help launch VOA News debut Urdu TV show Beyond The Headlines. At VOA News, Imran reported on culture, society, education, politics and social justice. While at VOA, Imran produced multi-language programming and anchored various English and Urdu TV shows, web shows, short films and documentaries broadcast in different languages for VOA News and it’s worldwide TV and Radio affiliates. Imran was also the co-host of VOA English flagship TV show On Assignment and covered the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Imran reported live from the Guantanamo Bay Prison Tribunal Courts in Cuba during the Omar Khadr trials in 2009. From 2012 to 2015 Imran was VOA Urdu managing editor for internet operations leading cross functional teams in America, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. After more than a decade of an award winning career in broadcasting Imran left VOA News in 2015 to launch his own media organization Justice News and is currently the managing editor at Justice News Network in Washington D.C. where he hosts his radio show FairPlay airing on J107 Justice Radio, uncovering wrongful convictions in the United States. Imran is also the author of The JBlog that reports on the injustices within the United States criminal justice system with suggestions on correcting them.

Overview
First Name
Imran
Last Name
Siddqiui
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https://www.justicenews.net/thejblog
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https://www.justicenews.net/fairplay
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http://imransid.com
Position
Managing Editor | Founder
Company
Justice News