Amber Rahim Shamsi
Head of Communications
Amber Rahim Shamsi is an award-winning multi-media journalist, with wide-ranging experience in television, radio, online and the print media. She is also an International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) and The Centre for Excellence in Journalism (ICFJ) fellow. She consults with Media Matters for Democracy, a policy research and advocacy organisation working on freedom of expression, the media and the internet in Pakistan. She has also participated twice in the Jinnah Institute’s India-Pakistan Track II Chaophraya Dialogue as an Emerging Leader. Ms. Shamsi has hosted news and current affairs shows on mainstream news channels and writes opinion pieces for national and international media platforms. Previously she was a bilingual reporter for the BBC World Service, television anchor, desk editor, and producer. Her reporting largely focused on human rights. She has also written research reports and training manuals on women in the media, gender and conflict reporting, as well as conducted numerous media trainings.