MEDIA

Syed Atiq ul Hassan has over 30 years of experience of Journalism and media industry. He has covered many international events and written thousands of articles in his 3 decades time in the media.

Mr. Hassan has introduced the first multicultural English newspaper, Tribune International (Australia) in 1997 and then its online version in 1998. Tribune International (Australia) online releases news stories (ethnic, local and international) as and when happened. In 2015 Tribune International was among the finalist of Premier’s ‘Best Online Publication of the Year’. In 2003 we received Best Spot Journalism award from Victory News. Today, Tribune International online has vast Australian and International readers.

Mr. Hassan has written many eye-opener articles on multiculturalism. Mr. Hassan has introduced the Australian ethnic communities in the international media as a foreign correspondent and as being the editor-in-chief of Tribune International (Australia). Over 600 media articles of Syed Atiq ul Hassan have been published in the international media and unaccountable reporting and interview he has conducted in the last 30 years or so. Mr. Hassan has worked for many international companies and government departments in the United States, Middle East, and Australia.

Following are some Mr. Hassan’s media engagements in the last 20 years:

Some of his key achievements:

  • 2018 – Published “Shanakht Kay Qaidi (Stranded in Identity)”.
  • 2018 – Received ‘Senior Citizen Year Award 2018’ from Parramatta City Council (Sydney).
  • 2018 – Organised International Halal Expo Australia 2018 & International Halal Conference 2018.
  • 2017 – Organised Protest Rally “Stop Genocide of Rohingya Muslims” at Sydney Town Hall where former Australian foreigner minister & NSW Premier, Greens’ Senator and many community leaders participated.
  • 2016 – Received award from Thailand Halal Assembly as one of the best guest speakers who spoke on the role of Muslim Journalist in the international media.
  • 2015 – Founder of Halal Expo Australia – An international Halal exhibition, fair & conference in Australia.
  • 2015 – Received Premier’s multicultural media finalist award for Tribune International (Australia).
  • 2014 – Received ‘Citizen of the Year Award 2014’ from Auburn City Council, New South Wales.
  • 2014 – Received Premier’s ‘Multicultural Harmony Award 2014’ from Multicultural NSW, Australia.
  • 2013 – Launched CREF in Melbourne and delivered a successful event attended by over 10, 000 people in Melbourne and over 20,000 in Sydney.
  • 2012 – Started free motivational workshops as an internationally certified life coach for community members as part of community development programme.
  • 2011 – Organised Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) 2011 Sydney Olympic Park where 10,000 people attended.
  • 2010 – Received ‘Community Services Acknowledgement Award 2010’ from Community Relations Commission.
  • 2008 – Received ‘Community Services Acknowledgement Award 2008’ from New South Wales Community Relations Commission.
  • 2008 – Covered World Youth Day 2008 held in Sydney.
  • 2007 – Covered different events of APEC 2007 held in Australia.
  • 2007 – Delegate to attend and cover the 5th World Conference of Science Journalists.
  • 2006 – Guest speaker at a writing festival organised by the NSW Writers’ Centre. The topic was ‘Australia in Foreign Eyes’.
  • 2006 – Elected member of the Executive Board of the Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Australia.
  • 2005 – Conducted workshop on ‘Media and Mass Communication’ for the faculty members of the Department of Mass Communication at Sind University (Pakistan).
  • 2005 – Covered the visit of the President of Pakistan, General Pervez Musharraf to Australia, live, for GEO Television.
  • 2005 – Appeared as a political analyst in a live current affair show for Pakistan Television during the visit of Japanese Prime Minister to Islamabad & meeting with then Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf, highlight available on: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBEIY_zzD7Q
  • 2005- Moderator at the forum on ‘Community Unity & Harmony’ organised by Tribune International in Sydney.
  • 2005 – Guest speaker at a Writing Festival organised by the New South Wales Writers’ Centre, delivered talk on ‘Journalism a first draft of history’.
  • 2005 – Guest speaker at the forum on “Impact of anti-terror laws on journalists, writers and publishers (in Australia)” organised by the New South Wales Writers’ Centre in Sydney, Australia.
  • 2003 – Invited by Thailand Authority of Tourism as a special guest to witness the First Golden Kinnaree Awards and to attend the Bangkok International Film Festival.
  • 2003 – Covered peace rallies held in Sydney as a part of international coverage for international media agencies.
  • 2003 – Received Best Spot Journalism award from Victory News.
  • 2001 – Conducted a forum on ‘Terrorism’ held in Sydney.
  • 2002 – Wrote the book ‘Australia For Pakistanis’, which was largely acknowledged in Australia and abroad.
  • 2001 – Travelled to India (from Sydney) to cover the Agra summit and visit of General Pervez Musharraf, former President of Pakistan, representing the Australian media.
  • 2000 – Published Multicultural English magazine in celebration of the Sydney Olympics. The magazine was launched by Honourable Morris Imma, the 40th Premier of New South Wales, at NSW Parliament House.
  • 2000 – Conducted a forum on ‘Child Labour in South Asia’ in Sydney.
  • 1999 – Organised forum on ‘Kashmir – A Global Flashpoint’ where active community leaders, parliamentarians, writers and journalist participated.
  • 1998 – Launched the first ‘Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF)’ which is now held every year, in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, and became top multicultural event in Australia.
  • 1998 – Started a community radio program for Urdu and Hindi listeners.
  • 1997 – Introduced ‘Tribune International (Australia)’.

SOME MEDIA LINKS AS REFERENCES

tribune

Produced and presented series of political and social talks under the title of THE FACTS:

The Facts Show: Unity, Faith and Discipline in the context of 14th of August 2015, the Independence Day of Pakistan (Urdu)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQup8WUS5TU

Political division and victimization in Sindh, Pakistan (Urdu)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuKgLmbD6l4

Pakistan India Relations: Amity or Enmity (Urdu)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3Svsj-2Rsw

Asylum Seekers and Australian Government (English)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1dyRq5axvQ

The Facts: The Family Values in Australian Multicultural Environment (English)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4XmlHYmUKA

Hazara Community Protest Australia 14th Jan 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtbQF51x9gE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXM-bYGdP3Y

Radio Show: Recent 2-hour Radio shows as a Producer/Presenter (in Urdu);
http://tribune-intl.com/Media/saz27Jan13.mp3

Column Writer for Australian’s largest social and political debate
http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/author.asp?id=4168

Column Writer for New Zealand-based online news media
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0607/S00203/syed-atiq-ul-hassan-response-to-mumbai-bombing.htm

Column Writer for Media Monitor Network, USA & Australia
http://www.mediamonitors.net/syedatiqulhassan12.html
http://www.mediamonitors.net/syedatiqulhassan24.html

Print Media; The Nation Pakistan Nov 14, 2012;
http://www.nation.com.pk/pakistan-news-newspaper-daily-english-online/letters/14-Nov-2012/no-lack-of-educated-women

Pakistan Observer;
http://www.pakistanherald.com/Articles/Correcting-Indo-Pak-partition-history-1942

Urdu News periodical report – Maktoob-e-Australia;
http://www.akhbar-e-jehan.com/detail/3000/australia-ki-fizaon-say

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