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Zobaer Ahmed

Zobaer Ahmed is a journalist based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Worldwide newsrooms are converging; so he diversifies. Though Broadcast Journalism is his niche, over the years he has prepared himself (through experience and formal education and training) to work in any converged newsroom. 

He has a track record of working in two leading television channels (Banglavision and Maasranga TV) in Bangladesh since 2006. Basically he does journalism, though his roles have varied as reporter, producer, anchor, director, script writer, assignment editor, planner, and team coordinator. 

He did regular news coverage in the field of politics, business, energy, environment, and sports. He designed and produced news shows, wrote scripts for them, and also wrote, directed and produced news documentaries. He also anchored news shows and current affairs programs.

He has worked with CNN and Deutsche Welle Bangla. In DW, he has produced special multimedia reports for online, made web-videos, and also managed their social media pages. 

He studied and got training on investigative reporting, data journalism, multimedia journalism and narrative journalism in Bangladesh (at MRDI), Singapore (as AJF Fellow), Philippines (as ACFJ Fellow) and Germany (at DW).

He has just finished a research on representation of Rohingyas in Bangladeshi and Burmese newspapers.

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Shahjahan, a Rana Plaza incident survivor lives a life of agony and trauma.


A documentary on the historical operation searchlight on 25th March of 1971 that killed hundreds and thousands of people of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) which eventually led to the independence of the country. This documentary depicts the military operation in the police headquarter of Dhaka.


Enraged by a rumour that police killed two factory staff, garment workers torched six units of one of the largest apparel makers of Asia in Konabari of Gazipur district in Bangladesh late November, 2013 causing a massive damage worth Taka 1.2 billion.

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