Sanam Maher is a journalist based in Karachi, Pakistan. For more than a decade, she has covered stories on Pakistan’s art and culture, business, politics, religious minorities and women. After a brief stint in television covering conflict in the country’s northern region of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, she worked in print as an editor at the monthly Herald magazine, and then the national desk at The Express Tribune, the Pakistani media partner of The New York Times. As a freelance journalist since 2015, her work has appeared in Al Jazeera, BuzzFeed, The Caravan, the British Film Institute’s Sight and Sound, Roads & Kingdoms, Scroll and TheNew York Times’ Women in the World, amongst others.
The Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch is her first book.
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