Annam Lodhi is a journalist, writer, social activist and a food blogger. She started off as a writer for Laaltain magazine in 2012, moved to Channel 24 (Lahore) as a content writer in 2013 and became a journalist for Pakistan Today (Lahore) in 2015. Since then she has been writing on an array of topics, ranging from politics, human rights to lifestyle. Her bylines have made it to publications in Pakistan like TFT, Dawn, Tribune and internationally in Global Voices and The Coalition of Women in Journalism. Her favourite project so far has been a series of interviews she conducted with women who have faced harassment in Pakistan. Apart from hard news/features, she also wrote satire for Khabaristan Times. Annam also likes filling her spare time with food; food reviews and recipes, under her food blog “Tummy Driven”. Her published work is archived on annamlodhi.com
At Media Matters for Democracy, she is working to produce journalism content on various themes and sub-themes ranging from governance to corruption in institutions. She also regularly contributes to MMfD’s research publications and news portals.
She was first published in 2013, in a Lahore-based Youth Magazine named Laaltain.
In 2014 she worked for Channel 24 as their content editor/ writer.
In 2015, she started working for Pakistan Today as their Reporter and Sub-editor.
She also co-founded two youth organizations:
Mashal – an NGO working towards intercultural peace in Pakistan #BeAMashal
The Dialogue – a South Asian association working towards generating a dialogue between the youth of the SAARC region. #TheDialogueSA
She is also freelancing for various publishing outlets in Pakistan.
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You can reach out to her on annamklodhi(at)gmail.com