Aar­zoo Naeem Chaudhry

Aar­zoo Naeem Chaudhry

A Stu­dent, (BS (Hons.) Uni­ver­sity of the Pun­jab, Mass Com­mu­ni­ca­tions – Insti­tute of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Stud­ies), Edi­tor Val­uemag (March 08– August 09), Aar­zoo is an expe­ri­enced jour­nal­ist who’s writ­ten on num­ber of hot issues like the destruc­tion of our her­itage – for exam­ple National sym­bols destroyed, 13 Gates of Lahore and inte­rior trends, inter­viewed loads of peo­ple about their homes and gar­dens, reviewed  our (Pakistan/Lahore’s) art, design and archi­tec­ture aes­thetic for Val­uemag (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com), and has an impres­sive and var­ied body of work already accu­mu­lated through her work for Sun News­pa­pers and World wide Fund for Nature at such a young age.

She wrote reg­u­lar fea­tures ‘Trend Alert Hot List’ and ‘Build­ing Blocks’ for Val­uemag (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com) in addi­tion to her other work.  Cur­rently, she is con­cen­trat­ing on her the­sis project…working for RTI Pak­istan online as lifestyle edi­tor.

Adnan Q. Qayyum

Adnan Qayyum

Moon­lights as the admin­is­tra­tor, web graphic designer, IT direc­tor and gen­eral trou­ble shooter for Tkfr.com while he serves as the assis­tant man­ager MIS at Wak Group in his day job – over ten years of IT expe­ri­ence, Adnan has done it all and serves as the lead­ing IT con­sul­tant for his fam­ily and friends.

His con­sul­tancy work includes web design and pro­gram­ming, pur­chas­ing of hard ware for his fam­ily and friends, trou­ble shoot­ing and num­ber of cus­tomized solu­tions for lead­ing small busi­nesses includ­ing pro­grams for data man­age­ment of essen­tial office processes like pay­roll, prod­uct man­age­ment and inven­tory con­trol.

Ahmed Humayun

Ahmed Humayun

Is Bureau Chief Value TV and an expe­ri­enced polit­i­cal and eco­nomic jour­nal­ist – his work for Val­uemag has been indeed insight­ful and full of hard hit­ting facts – he penned major­ity of cover sto­ries for Val­uemag (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com) (Issue 3 – 13).

 

Babur Rafiq

Babur Rafiq

Babur Rafiq

Is Vice Pres­i­dent Prod­uct Devel­op­ment and Sup­ply Plan­ning based out of Hong Kong for Levi Strauss & Co. His insights into Pakistan’s real estate  (Val­uemag issue 1, May 2008) and tex­tiles’  (tkfr.com) has proved to be extremely timely and insight­ful.

 

Fareeha Qayoom - March 2011

Fareeha Qay­oom

Fareeha Naz Qay­oom

The pub­lisher and editor-in-chief for Tkfr.com and for­mer print edi­tions of The Knit-Xtyle Fash­ion Review (tkfr), Fareeha is cur­rently work­ing at a media com­pany as Con­tent devel­op­ment Man­ager (or as they call it, the man­ag­ing edi­tor); she also served as the man­ag­ing edi­tor for Val­uemag (Jan 08-July 09 — Print edi­tions Val­uemag 1 – 13).

She has over 15 years of solid man­age­ment expe­ri­ence in man­ag­ing prod­ucts, brands, projects, processes, staff, cus­tomers, ven­dors and time, plus, she has a MSc degree in Eco­nom­ics (and Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion) from La Salle Uni­ver­sity, Louisiana, USA and BA from Kin­naird.  She also free­lanced for The News on Sun­day (1994−95). Tkfr.com chron­i­cles some of her work – edit­ing, writ­ing, report­ing and print and online media man­age­ment. (1994-to date).

 

 

Far­iha Rashed

Far­iha Rashed

Pub­lisher and CEO of Ink mag­a­zine – she took time out to con­tribute for an extremely impor­tant sub­ject – how to fill your home with indoor plants – (Val­uemag issue 4/currently show­cased on Tkfr.com).

 

Farrah Naz

Far­rah Naz

Far­rah Naz

Far­rah is one heck of a cre­ative girl. She has no for­mal train­ing but she can write, draw, paint, design, sew, man­age a com­pany and still han­dle her kids on the side.  Another grad­u­ate of Kin­naird Col­lege, (Class of 1983),  she uses the pen name Bub­bles to sketch her designs.  (Tkfr’s Wish List for print edi­tion 13 — the fash­ion draw­ings are her work).  Her design medium includes pen­cils, water col­ors, oil paints and the com­puter. Her hob­bies are inte­rior design and shop­ping. She’s a great cook too, by the way. On top of that, her piece on Tarun Tahil­iani, The Friends of the Chil­dren and Ahad Design Stu­dios (Tkfr print edi­tion 13) add fur­ther color to her ver­sa­til­ity. (Some of her work is show­cased cur­rently on Tkfr.com).

 

Faryal Virk with her daugh­ter

Faryal Virk

Faryal, who lives in Texas, has an inter­est in bank­ing and finance! (Pun intended) A star writer and per­former, she has writ­ten on some very inter­est­ing top­ics — rang­ing from finance, travel and retail. Some of her work is show­cased here on Tkfr.com  - (Taken from Tkfr and Val­uemag print edi­tions).

 

Fatima Jawwad

Fatima Jawad

A home maker and an exten­sive trav­eler, Fatima is a grad­u­ate of Kin­naird Col­lege for Women (class of 1998), and Lahore School of Eco­nom­ics.

Her arti­cles are fresh and full of fun facts and infor­ma­tion – for exam­ple, her piece on Lahore Fort or Designer Liv­ing Room or her travel log on Scot­land, or China is extremely inter­est­ing and offers new slant on old sub­jects.

 

GM Shah

GM Shah

A pho­tog­ra­pher par excel­lence, cur­rently at Value Tv, Shah Ji, as he’s affec­tion­ately called by all his friends has prob­a­bly for­got­ten more about pho­tog­ra­phy than you could ever learn on your dig­i­tal cam­era with his impres­sive body of work span­ning over 20 years!

He served as a photo-journalist and photographer-at-large for Val­uemag (March 08-August 09) and is part of the cam­era crew at Value TV ‚  he still han­dles free­lance projects in his spare time and is photographer-at-large for Tkfr.com. Most of the pho­tos (if not oth­er­wise cred­ited on this web­site) are all his work.

 

Mar­ian Sharaf

Mar­ian Sharaf Joseph

Another grad­u­ate of Kin­naird, edi­tor, writer and reporter, Mar­ian has worked in nation’s lead­ing Eng­lish daily news­pa­pers (The Post, The Nation, Sun, Hum Shehri etc) and served as edi­tor for Val­uemag (Feb 08-Aug 09). Cur­rently, she is the lifestyles edi­tor at The Post.

Her reg­u­lar fea­ture included ‘Red Hot Finds’ for Val­uemag (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com). She spot­lighted RM Naeem’s home for Valuemag’s show­case fea­ture, wrote about young men’s bach­e­lor pads and many other inter­est­ing lifestyle fea­tures. How­ever, her exper­tise not only included lifestyles, she also tack­led hot issues on Pak econ­omy and real estate for Val­uemag (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com).

Cur­rently, she is one per­son com­pany –a self employed con­sul­tant who han­dles free­lance projects includ­ing PR, writ­ing and pro­mo­tion and print media ser­vices.

 

Muham­mad Asif

Muham­mad Asif

Senior Graphic Designer, Asif has over 18 years of pro­fes­sional expe­ri­ence that he amassed at assorted ad agen­cies, mag­a­zines and print, tech and media com­pa­nies.

Cur­rently, he is work­ing in the cre­ative depart­ment of Value TV, learn­ing to hone his cre­ative skills with ani­ma­tion and movie mak­ing soft­ware. He was one of the most valu­able team mem­bers of Val­uemag. The lay­outs for Val­uemag print edi­tion (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com) were all his work…

 

Nazish K Sid­diqui

Nazish k. Sid­diqui

Back from Saudi Ara­bia, Nazish has hi-tech plans of her own. She will be launch­ing her own on-line E-zine very soon.

She has a degree in Jour­nal­ism from Uni­ver­sity of Texas. She wrote a num­ber of high pro­file lifestyle pieces for Val­uemag – inter­views and reviews of celebri­ties and their homes, high pro­file build­ings like Shahdin Manzil, Bank Alfalah’s flag­ship on Lahore Mall Road and many other inter­est­ing arti­cles archived on tkfr.com – she is a star in her own right.

 

 

Sadaf Per­vez

Another Kin­naird grad­u­ate, cur­rently, at Nation, Sadaf wrote many inter­est­ing arti­cles for ‘Value Busi­ness Diary’ – hard core, seri­ous stuff on Pak econ­omy and real estate for Val­uemag (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com).

Sadaf Per­vez

How­ever, this was not the extent of her exper­tise – she also wrote many inter­est­ing reviews on lifestyles – her piece on Ideas, Gul Ahmed’s store open­ing or Rafi Peer Pup­pet Museum were indeed impres­sive too…her best work? The one she did on Pakistan’s envi­ron­men­tal issue titled ‘Green Pak­istan.’

 

saima malik

Saima Malik

 

Saima Malik

A med­ical doc­tor in the mak­ing, Saima wrote for Val­uemag (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com) purely as a hobby. Her rich vocab­u­lary and dis­tinct prose and funny turn of phrase made her work joy to edit.

Her lifestyle arti­cles on gar­dens and homes, do-it-yourself advice on loads of items like light­ing your home, set­ting up your draw­ing room on a bud­get or trac­ing a trend, for exam­ple, her piece on Vic­to­rian draw­ing rooms all added value and dif­fer­en­ti­a­tion to Val­uemag’s reper­toire of seri­ous report­ing on local lifestyles; all in all, an impres­sive body of work for just a hobby…

 

Sara Rathore

Sara Rathore

Sara is cur­rently a pro­ducer at A TV enter­tain­ment chan­nel, a Kin­naird grad­u­ate — she was another star writer for Val­uemag (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com) and wrote many high pro­file pieces like review of Lahore Muse­ums, or about long for­got­ten his­toric build­ings like Rail­way Head­quar­ters in Lahore in her spare time while she worked full time at Value TV pro­duc­ing music and real estate pro­grams.

 

Umer Saud

Umer Saud

A hob­by­ist pho­tog­ra­pher and writer – Umer is cur­rently work­ing at BNU as head of mar­ket­ing. He has worked in num­ber of lead­ing com­pa­nies like PEL, Value TV etc, not to men­tion serv­ing as RJ Mer­cury at FM89.

He also serves as an anchor for var­i­ous TV pro­grams like “Iba­dat­gah” and does voice-over’s for ads like Sea­sons Canola. Umer did a lot of inter­est­ing work for Val­uemag (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com) that included review­ing lux­ury homes and man­sions, his­toric build­ings like Masjid Wazir Khan and many oth­ers that are cur­rently archived at valuemag.net, (cur­rently show­cased on Tkfr.com)

 

Zon­aira Chaudry

Zon­aira Chaudry

A grad­u­ate of Kin­naird, Zon­aira is a free­lance writer for many pub­li­ca­tions and edi­tor for Ibex and Ink. Cur­rently, she is work­ing at a firm that spe­cial­izes in con­tent writ­ing for the web.

She wrote many inter­est­ing lifestyle pieces on busi­nesses like restau­rants, cafes, fash­ion bou­tiques and bridal salons, not to men­tion spot­light­ing loads of promi­nent peo­ple like fur­ni­ture design­ers, artists, archi­tects and inte­rior design­ers dot­ting the real estate land­scape of Pak­istan.

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Tkfr Star Writ­ers & Con­trib­u­tors, 9.3 out of 10 based on 6 rat­ings