Meet our Chevening SAJP Fellows 2024-2025

This programme explores the different ways in which the media play a part in holding democratic processes to account through eight intensive weeks of lectures, visits, and discussions that introduce fellows to key UK academics, media organisations, and political figures.


Pallavi Pundir

Editorial Lead, Asian Dispatch, DataLEADS

Pallavi Pundir is a journalist and the Editorial Head of Asian Dispatch, a pan-Asian network and investigative platform started by Indian media and tech company, DataLEADS. She specialises in cross-border and long-form reporting and has previously worked with Vice News, The Indian Express, The Open and Conde Nast.


Muhammad Daud Khan

Producer/Reporter, Pakhtunkhwa Radio Kurram

A multimedia journalist based in Peshawar. Alumnus of Oxford Climate Journalism Network. Since 2009, he has reported on climate change and women's issues. He is currently working with Pakhtunkhwa Radio Kurram and is a regular contributor for The News on Sunday.


Farzana Siddique

Crime Reporter, 24 News Channel Islamabad

As a law graduate, I have chosen to dedicate myself to the field of journalism, specialising in crime reporting for many years. I have also held the prestigious position of being the first female Vice President of the Faislabad Press Club.

South Asia Journalism Programme

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