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Email:saleemzeal@gmail.com

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Designation:Climate Change/Development Correspondent

Organization:AlertNet Climate, Reuters News Agency

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Saleem Shaikh is a climate change and development journalist. With over 10 year’s extensive background in print, online and broadcast journalism, he has served at different media organisations of national and global reputation.

Working at The News, Dawn newspapers, Geo News TV and DawnNews TV, Mr. Shaikh has published hundreds of exclusive stories, many of them investigative, on development, environment, renewable energy, agriculture, irrigation, health, water, economy, sanitation and gender issues.

At present, he works as climate change and development correspondent from Pakistan for London-based global media outlet Reuters’ climate change news portal, accessed by millions a week for reading stories on global humanitarian and development issues.

He has some fellowships to his credit for his outstanding contribution in development journalism. Currently, he is media fellow at the WaterAid-UK, UNFCCC and fellow at Lead-Pakistan.

He has attended a number national, regional and global media trainings and conferences to present Pakistan’s status on different socio-economic, environment and development issues.

He was awarded two silver medals for his outstanding academic performance in media studies programme at the University of Sindh, Pakistan.

                                                                                               (Updated On November 2014)