Lotfullah Najafizada (born December 3, 1987) is the Head of Current Affairs at Afghanistan’s first and biggest 24 hour news channel, TOLOnews. Lotfullah oversees a team of dozens of broadcast journalists who produce more than seven hours of live and pre-produced content a day in the sphere of politics, economy and culture. Lotfullah began his journalistic activities in 2004 for a local newspaper in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-e Sharif. Among his previous employments in the last eight years, Lotfullah has worked for the NATO mission in Afghanistan, providing strategic communications services. As a World Press Institute fellow, Lotfullah conducted research on the US mid-term elections in 2010. Lotfullah is a Young Leader (2011) at the Asia Society.

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