Islamabad: Reliable sources have revealed news of famous Geo news anchor Ayesha Bakhsh to join the upcoming, high profiled and budgeted channel Bol TV. Ayesha Bakhsh a reputable name in the journalism field of Pakistan, and one of the leading news channels of Pakistan, Geo News has ended contract with the TV network.
According to the insiders, leaving the news channel is one of the preparations to begin her new experience at Bol. Sources say, that her co-host Muhammad Junaid, who has had been an active face at the news channel is also on leave. It is likely that he would also enter into contract with the Bol TV network. Muhammad Junaid was a regular news caster at Geo news who would often report news on important occasions and events.
Ayesha Bakhsh has had been associated with Geo TV network for past five years. Besides casting news, she had had hosted shows program Crisis Cell. Due to her position as senior journalist, she had had also done programs Lekin and Aaj Kamran Khan Kay Saath on non-availability of the hosts.
Introduction of BOL TV from this year, which is likely to begin its transmission soon, has created unrest among the media professionals. Many of them have sought leaves and ended up their contracts to pursue their career, serving the high profile channel Bol.
Samaa TV is also on the tug of hiring Nasir Baig Chughtai(NBC), director of news and current affairs at Abb Takk Channel, the newly introduced of the mediums in April. Ex-member of Geo TV is contacted by the network while Samaa TV channel have also approached him for their new channel, Jaag news.