Ali has shot documentaries and news clips on JVC GYH-100U, Sony Z-1 & PD series as well as Canon X2 and D5 (DSLR. He edits on Final Cut Pro and Avid Composer. His news reading is Block time plus one (+1). He has produced and directed over five hundred hours of news and over two hundred hours of breaking news. He has anchored over five hundred hours of breaking news and read prime-time news for over five years. At CNBC, Dawn News Network and CBC has has produced over forty-documentaries on earthquakes, floods, political turmoil, security & terrorism and the environment.