Awards

All Pakistan Newspapers Society Awards
1990 Dr. Eqbal Ahmed Best Column
1992 I.A. Rehman Best Column
Maleeha Lodhi & Zahid Hussain Best Feature
Mohammad Hanif & Asad Ali Best Article of the Year
1993 Aziz Siddiqui Best Column
Mohammad Hanif Best Feature
Nafisa Shah Best Article
Zahid Hussain & Maleeha Lodhi Best Scoop of the Year
1994 – 96 Amir Zia Best Investigative Report
Hasan Mujtaba Best Investigative Report (Social)
1994 – 96 Amir Zia Best Investigative Report (Economy)
I.A. Rehman Best Column
Razia Bhatti Best Editorial
1997 – 98 Massoud Ansari Best Investigative Report
Zahid Hussain Best Article of the Year
1999 – 2000 Samina Ibrahim Best Investigative Report
I.A. Rehman Best Column
Naziha Syed Ali Population Welfare Report
2001 – 02 I.A. Rehman Best Column
Shimaila Matri Dawood Best Feature
Massoud Ansari Best Investigative Report
Zahid Hussain Best Article
PPF/UNESCO
2002 Sairah Irshad Khan Best Reporting by a Female Journalist
2003 Shimaila Matri Dawood Best Reporting by a Female Journalist
2004 Shimaila Matri Dawood Best Feature, APNS
2005-06 Ziad Zafar Best Feature, APNS
Mahir Ali Best Column, APNS
Ghulam Husnain Best Scoop, APNS
Ayesha Siddiqa Best Investigative Report (Business/Economic), APNS
2007-08 Salam Dharejo Best Scoop, APNS
Zainab Iqbal Best Feature (English), APNS
Shimaila Matri Dawood Best Investigative Report (Development and Environment), APNS
Farieha Aziz Best Investigative Report (Business/Economic), APNS
2009-10 Ayesha Siddiqa Best General Investigative Report, APNS
Talib Qizilbash Best Investigative Report (Business/Economic), APNS
Maheen Bashir Adamjee and Zara Farooqui Best Feature (English), APNS

Read the award-winning articles from 2009-10 here.
Read the award-winning articles from 2007-08 here.

International Awards
1989 Newsline Asia-Pacific Award for Best Editorial
Writing (The Narco Barons by Zahid Hussain).
1993 Nafisa Shah Global 500 Roll of Honour, United
Nations Environment Programme.
1994 Razia Bhatti Courage in Journalism Award,
International Women’s Media
Foundation, Washington, USA.
1996 Rehana Hakim The Delhi-based Media Foundation’s
Golden Jubilee Chameli Devi Jain Award as editor,
Newsline, an “Outstanding South Asian Women’s
Media Collective.”
1999 Shujauddin Qureshi IUCN Media Award, South &
South East Asia Region.
Massoud Ansari Human Relations Category of the
Fletcher Challenge Paper Commonwealth Media
Awards.
2003 Massoud Ansari Natalie Prize for Excellence in
Reporting Human Rights, Democracy and
Development for Asia-Pacific.
Naziha Syed Ali Support for Issues of Violence against
Women Award, NGO, AKS, 2004.
Massoud Ansari Reuters-IUCN Environmental
Media Award for Asia.
Zulfiqar Shah Natalie Prize for Excellence in Reporting
Human Rights, Democracy and Development for
Asia Pacific.
Sairah Irshad Khan UNESCO Women in Journalism Award (part of the
Gender in Journalism Awards), 2003
2004 Massoud Ansari ADB’s Development Journalist of the
Year and ADB’s good governance and
anti-Corruption award.
2004 Massoud Ansari Reuters-IUCN Environmental Award Media 2004.
Shimaila Matri Dawood UNESCO Women in Journalism Award (part of the
Gender in Journalism Awards), 2004
2005 Shimaila Matri Dawood Runner-up CNN Young Journalists Award.
2005 Massoud Ansari Development Journalist of the Year Award 2004.
For the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI).
2006 Massoud Ansari Kurt Schork Award, from the Institute
for War and Peace Reporting, UK.