Rashid Yaqoob Khan

Anchor/Host at Ptv News


Education and personal life

Rashid Yaqoob Khan was born in 1 Dec 1978, in a village named Panthal in district Sudhnoti Pallandri Azad Kashmir. He grew up in Panthal and completed his early education in his village and then he moved to Islamabad with His father to continue his education. He is graduated from Azad Jammu & Kashmir University.

  1. Accustomed to being around primarily adults, He was always mature for his age. Even his own friends often annoyed him during his adolescent years. He had a lot of people who invested in him, and he excelled at most of his many and varied hobbies. Looking back, He is sure he was quite smug, although he didn’t realize it at the time. Unfortunately, self-awareness wasn’t something he learned until many years later.

CHANGE. It’s a word that’s never scared him and instead has driven him to become the person he is today. He pursue the best steps in what’s now become a decade-long journey in television news. Now he is looking for a place to not only advance his career but raise his family and put down roots in a community with a focus on volunteering.

He is the person you want working in your newsroom and the kind you hope will not show up in the competition’s. Nobody outworks him. He don’t give up on a story. He have the ability to persuade people to talk and he work tips on social media. He is smart, driven and can hit the ground running. He is self-motivated, responsible and can make tough decisions on the fly. He is a newsroom leader with a positive attitude who thrives on mentoring young journalists and at the same time, He want to continue learning and growing professionally himself. He will contribute to your product from his first day on the job and help you WIN by trying new things and taking risks!


He started his career as a Sub Editor at Daily Asas Rawalpindi.

Then Afterwards:

  • Reporter at Daily Ausaf.
  • Bureau Chief at Daily Jinnah.
  • Bureau Chief at Daily Jammu Kashmir.
  • Editor at Daily Kashmir.
Currently i am working as a Host/Anchor in PTV News.


His mission in life is to model all aspects of life to reflect his beliefs and values of faith, honesty, hope, kindness, forgiveness, and love. His mission is to remember that each day is a gift, and to live each moment to its fullest. His mission is to provide as much love and support to his friends, family, co-workers, and those who need it. To happily share his gifts, talents, and wealth with those who are less fortunate, and to do all I can do to keep himself from getting caught up in the rat race of materialism and greed. His mission is to be brutally honest, to himself and to others, in all that he said, think and do. His mission is to be a trustworthy friend and employee.

He want to help influence the future development of people. He want to teach others to love and laugh, to learn and grow beyond their current bounds.  He will build personal, business, and civic relationships by giving, in frequent little ways.

He believe journalism serves many vital functions in a democratic society. As the eyes and ears of society, journalism seeks to discover what is going on in the world beyond people’s doors and tells them about it. In doing so, journalism strives to reflect and transmit society’s values. The best journalism promotes public accountability of the powerful and encourages a well-informed citizenry. He invite challenges to established beliefs, practices and institutions throughout the curriculum and the environment while providing appropriate professional skills for gathering, analyzing, processing and disseminating information useful to society.

Working Life

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