After a fall of the Taliban, came a radio station with a mission…
“.. a fast-paced mix of humour and heartbreak. The reader is assaulted with the sights, sounds and above all the smells of downtown in Kabul in the months that followed the US invasion.” Andy Home, author of “Siberian Dreams”
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Waseem Mahmood is a media development consultant, specialising in post conflict media and public diplomacy. An award winning broadcaster, he began his career at the BBC in the General Programmes Department, producing for both television and radio.
He left the BBC in 1988 to set up TV Asia, a satellite subscription service for the British Asian community,where he was controller of programmes. More recently, he was Chief Consultant and Head of Consultancy Services for Baltic Media Centre, a Danish NGO, where he specialised in the development of communication and policy strategies for governments and broadcasters around the world. Postings included Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq to name a few. He was awarded an OBE in 2005 in Her Majesty’s New Year’s Honours List “for services to the reconstruction of Media in post war countries”, and received the KAPPA award in 2005 “for most outstanding contribution to media”.
Married with two children, he divides his time between Stratford–upon–Avon and the Middle East. He is currently working on his second book, a photographic book about Pakistan to be published in August to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of the country’s independence.