Safiullah Gul


Safiullah Gul began his journalism career in 1995 working for English print media in Pakistan at publications including The Frontier Post, The News International, The Sun International, The Statesman and Dawn newspaper. As a journalist from South Waziristan, one of the most volatile regions along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Gul was a go-authority for stories from South Waziristan and the eastern border of Afghanistan immediately after the 9/11. Gul has contributed to as well as to local print media. In 2007 he joined Geo English TV as a correspondent from the KPK and tribal region. In 2008 he was named bureau chief for the DUNYA News Network. Gul was injured in a double-bombing incident, and survived many other encounters while covering attacks on NATO supply routes. He was a 2013 Dart Asia Pacific fellow, and has trained other journalists on political reporting, conflict reporting, safe journalism, ethical journalism and journalists’ security and wellbeing.