Razeshta Sethna is a journalist and editor at the Dawn Media Group and a journalist fellow at the Reuters Institute for Journalism at Oxford University for the Hilary and Trinity terms 2015.
Razeshta is an award-winning journalist, who has also worked extensively as a broadcaster and news producer for Geo Television and later Dawn News Television – the first English-language television channel in Pakistan. She began her career as a journalist more than fifteen years ago with the Dawn Media Group working as a reporter and junior editor. Razeshta has wide-ranging experience of international and national news coverage with an interest in conflict resolution, human rights, minority communities, gender issues, culture and arts. In April 2013, Razeshta attended the Chevening South Asia journalism programme at the University of Westminster in London, after which she did a short stint at The Guardian and with BBC’s Newsnight in June 2013.
Razeshta has interviewed world leaders including Dr Abdullah Abdullah, President Musharraf of Pakistan and Ambassador Holbrooke, as well as bringing attention to the work of rights activists and female politicians in Pakistan and Afghanistan who make a difference to the lives of others. Human rights issues and conflict resolution remain at the core of her journalism.
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