Javed Iqbal began his career in broadcast journalism with PTV in 1995 where he conducted several shows from Peshawar. Later, he joined Geo News where he served as a news anchor from 2002 to 2009. After a long and successful stint at the channel, he joined Dunya News as one of its launching members and hosted a popular current affairs program, ‘News Watch’, for nearly three years. In June 2012, he joined Capital TV as a news and current affairs anchor and worked there for almost two and a half years. During his stellar career, he has received several awards for his remarkable contribution to broadcast journalism, including Best News Anchor Award while he was working with Geo in 2007. He has had the honor of being a prominent debater at the national level and is considered to be a deeply committed, highly professional individual who strongly believes in objective, fair and responsible journalism. A breaking news specialist, he has covered several important transmissions including the 2005 earthquake, the Malakand and Swat military operation, and the devastating floods in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
“Some of the widely recognized personalities in the media industry have joined BOL and Javed Iqbal is a valuable addition,” said Axact and BOL’s Chairman and CEO, Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh.
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