Naushaba Burney, Pakistani journalist, Died at 83

  Media, Writers

Naushaba Burney was born on November 1932, Nagpur, and died on February 11, 2016, Karachi.

She was a journalist from Pakistan.

Naushaba was the country’s first active woman journalist.

Naushaba Burney had five siblings (3 brothers and 2 sisters) including Ameena Saiyid, the Managing Director of Oxford University Press, Karachi.

At Partition, she migrated to Pakistan with her family.

She was the wife of the renown journalist, Iqbal Hassan (I.H.) Burney, editor of Outlook Magazine, with whom she had one son and two daughters

She achieved her Masters in Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley in the 1950s.

Naushaba Burney also taught journalism at the University of Karachi.

Naushaba Burney has served in a number of organisations including Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Dawn newspaper and Aga Khan University, Karachi.

Naushaba Burney passed away at 83 yrs old.