PTI Social Media Team

Pioneers of Political Activism in Pakistan on Social Media

Fasih Tanoli

Photographer

Islamabad

Fasih ur Rehman is an academic researcher, political columnist and an impressionist hailing from the beautiful valley of Abbottabad. Being an alumni of Army Burn Hall and a keen dramatics enthusiast, he pursued bachelors in Mass Communications from International Islamic University Islamabad. Later, he experimented short stints in media industry as a beat reporter at Independent News Pakistan, a radio jockey at Suno FM 89.4 and a researcher for Talat Hussain's news startup Saach Tv.

Later he joined NUST for masters in Broadcast Journalism. During academics he contested and won elections for Council Presidency of School of Social Sciences and Humanities. Currently, he is pursuing M.Phil International Relations at National Defense University. He is an avid video blogger, runs a political satire show titled "Alif Noon" on social media, himself being both talent of show and its producer. Other than that he is managing social media campaigns since 2010 for Socialoholic Media - country's largest publishing startup.

He joined PTI in 2007, joined social media team in 2010. Being one of the initial photographers, he has captured historical moments from all important stages of PTI's growth and expansion. Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Waziristan, and many other parts of Punjab, Sindh and KP, he traveled with Chairman Imran Khan's entourage documenting personal and political side of Khan. Till date he has an archive of 90, 000+ photos of PTI and Khan's journey towards Naya Pakistan.