Covering the U.S. Elections

Me and my fellow journalists who had arrived in the U.S. as part of the U.S.-Pakistan professional partnership program for journalists were planning to take the journey back home when I was asked by my channel to stay back in the U.S. and cover the elections. 

Shopping in Chicago

Whenever one visits a foreign country, you always get a list from family members and friends which tells you about the things you are supposed to be carrying back for them. I, just like everyone, was also handed over that list. I won’t go too much into what I bought and what I avoided, but for the past couple of days, I was looking to buy a cell phone here.

Vote For Drones?

It’s my third week in Chicago now, and the homesickness is beginning to creep in. Last night, I watched the final presidential debate and just to sum it up in few words: it disappointed me a lot.

A Foreign Perspective

Our international exchange journalist from Pakistan, Mansoor Ali Khan, joins us with an update on Malala Yousafzai, a teenager who was shot by the Taliban, and the impact she is having on reform in Pakistan.

A Foreign Perspective

A Pakistani journalist is spending a month with us at Chicago Tonight as part of an international exchange program. Mansoor Ali Khan tells us what he's learning about America, and what Americans should know about Pakistan.

Good Morning, America!

Passion, Positivity and Punctuality: these are the three things which center around the people of America which I have observed since the day my plane landed in Washington D.C. on 2nd October. I am one of the 14 journalists from Pakistan chosen for the sixth batch of journalists’ exchange program for three weeks, funded by the U.S. State Department.

Mansoor Ali Khan

Pakistani journalist Mansoor Ali Khan joins Chicago Tonight in October 2012 as part of the U.S. - Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism. Khan works as an Anchor/Newscaster for Geo News in Karachi. He will be blogging about his experience in Chicago here on our website.