Annam Lodhi is a journalist, writer, researcher, data journalist, social activist and a food blogger.

You can reach out to her on annamklodhi(at)gmail.com for collaborations / commisions etc


Annam Lodhi 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. Ever since, she has been writing on an array of topics – ranging from politics to lifestyle, human rights to economics amongst others. Her bylines have made it to publications in Pakistan like The Friday Times, Dawn, Tribune, Parhlo and Parhlo Pink; and internationally in The Diplomat, 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 data journalism content and researches 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, like Digital Rights Monitor and Media for Transparency.

Carrer History

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 started contributing for KhabarFeed and Khabaristan Times in the same year.

In 2016 she became a contributor for Parhlo, The Friday Times and Phaser.

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.

In mid – 2017 she started working as the Assitant Editorial Research for The Coalition of Women in Journalism and by late 2017 she became a Project Manager and later a journalist at Media Matters for Democracy.

In The News

It’s time for Muslims to talk about sexual misconduct among our Islamic preachers, by Shaheen Pasha for Dallas News

In Pakistan, can a bill keep journalists safe?

Pakistani women’s struggle for rights


You can reach out to her on annamklodhi(at)gmail.com

Follow her: 

Twitter: @AnnamL0dhi

Instagram:  @Annam.lodhi

Facebook: Annam Lodhi


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