Views on News
Shahid Masood came into the spotlight with his program Views On News (launched after 9/11) Asia’s longest-running current affairs TV show.
His show carried interviews with prominent people from politics, civil life, literature and culture. Politicians who were interviewed on Views on News included President General Pervez Musharraf, former Pakistani Prime Ministers Benazir Bhutto, Nawaz Sharif,Shaukat Aziz, and Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali, MQM leader Altaf Hussain, PML-N leader Shahbaz Sharif, former Pakistani general A. A. K. Niazi (of East Pakistan fame), Abdul Rashid Ghazi, former CIA Director James Woolsey, and former ISI chief Hamid Gul. Famous writers, who had appeared on the show include Ahmed Faraz, late Dr. Israr Ahmad, Dr. Zakir Naik, the late Ashfaq Ahmed, Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi,Munnoo Bhai, Asif Ali Zardari and late Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti along with his most wanted Balouch rebel grandson Bramdagh Bugti. It was Nawab Bugti’s last public appearance before he was killed in a military operation by the Pakistan Army. On 12 July 2010 he resumed hosting his show “Views On News”.
On January 2007, Shahid Masood joined Geo TV, which is owned by the Jang Group, the largest Urdu media group.
Dr Shahid Masood Masood hosted the popular talk show “Meray Mutabiq”on Geo TV (Urdu for “According to me”) as Group Execuitve Director.