Ali Mustafa's Personal Portal



Ali Mustafa is a Pakistani-Canadian journalist and graduate from Columbia University School of Journalism. He has produced content for Canadian Broadcasting’ Corporation, Dawn News Network and CNBC as a Producer, Video-journalist and Anchor. He supports the SAMRKAND initiative for better journalism in South Asia.

Ali’s Biography

Ali Mustafa is a Pakistan-Canadian Journalist, he has produced content for CBC/Radio-Canada, Dawn News Network and CNBC. Ali studied politics at Saint Louis University and is a graduate from Columbia University's Graduate school of journalism. His field work took him from the Frontier regions of Afghanistan to the halls of power in Pakistan. In 2010, Ali produced the only broadcast documentary in the MA Politics program at Columbia Journalism School. Click here to read more.

Ali’s Showreel

Watch samples of Ali's work including his showreel by clicking here. All content for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and CNBC Columbia Journalism School and Dawn News Network aired on stated dates.
Click here to watch Ali's showreel.


The Deal Undone: Pakistan, its army and the Americans
Watch Ali's MA thesis, 'The Deal Undone: Pakistan, its army and the Americans', a thirty minute investigation into the Pakistan army's handling of the Global War on terror post 9/11, Ali shot, edited and wrote the documentary over six months, in DC, New York city, Islamabad and Karachi. 


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