Published Works

My Foray into Journalism

2012 – Present “Huffington Post”

Freelance blogger.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/aanya-niaz/

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2011 August – 2012 “Teach For America” 

Drafted, developed and authored weekly newsletters for accepted UVa students informing them of all business Teach For America.

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2011 July through August 2011 “Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty” http://www.rferl.org Washington D.C.

Researcher and Editor

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2011 “Pakistan Today” leading English Newspaper, Lahore, Pakistan

My book, Education on the Horizon was selected and it’s review published in the newspaper.

Online link to access review: http://issuu.com/loungemagazine/docs/review23/2

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2011 “Wilson Journal of Foreign Affairs” University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia USA

Discourse on Education Politics in Pakistan selected and published in official Foreign Affairs journal at UVa

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2010 “Daily Times” Newspaper & http://www.marshalldirectfund.org Lahore, Pakistan

Freelance Work- Interview with the President of Marshall Direct Fund officially published in the newspaper and MDF’s website:

http://www.marshalldirectfund.org/uncategorized/recent-interview-with-mdf-president/

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2009-2010 “IWRITE”, Pakistan’s First English Academic Newsletter, Lahore, Pakistan

Freelance Writer

  • Contribute articles regularly to each newsletter for publishing
  • Write articles on topics such as: Studying abroad, Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus’s inspiring visit to University and the vital significance of Female Participation in Sports in developing nations

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2009-Present WTJU 91.1 FM CHARLOTTESVILLE Virginia News Team, Radio Station, Charlottesville, VA

Weekly Reporter and Editor

  • Edit factual reports for the “Daily Announcer” for News section

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2008 DAILY TIMES, English Newspaper, Lahore, Pakistan

Junior and Quality Editor (50 Hours/Week)

  • Edited Local and International News Section articles; Reported and wrote on local events
  • Designed lay-out of front page of the newspaper

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2007-2008 CAVALIER DAILY NEWS, University of Virginia Daily Newspaper, Charlottesville, VA

Staff Writer

  • Contributed articles on the political climate of Pakistan for Opinions section of student run newspaper
  • Edited articles for daily publishing, circulation of 10,000 students

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2008 EXPRESS NEWS, “LIVE COVERAGE”, Charlottesville, VA

Guest Reporter

  • Interviewed student body of University to gather views and data on US Presidential Election 2008

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2007  BBC WORLD “HAVE YOUR SAY”, Charlottesville, VA

Selected UVA Representative

  • Provided perspective on the political crisis in Pakistan

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