ABOUT US

Kashmir Patriot is a prime ‘Digital Media’ venture in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is a new era digital news platform for the technology savvy generation.

 It is a smooth blend of video, audio, text and pictures, a complete multimedia digital platform. In the time of digital world, Kashmir Patriot is a window to the State of Jammu & Kashmir for comprehensive coverage and up-to-the-minute news, views, features and beyond.
The venture is aimed to be the best and easiest experience for the smart phone users and internet community in the state and worldwide for in-depth reportage of Jammu & Kashmir. We are creating and distributing public-interest information to the public using digital media, social media, mass media or any other media to contribute public awareness and understanding of different issues.
Acknowledging the fact of shift from legacy media to the new age digital born media, the mobile journalism is vital part of the venture. It is a digital born platform connected to the revolutionary social platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for the dissemination of news.
Kashmir Patriot is an alternative to the newspapers, news television and periodicals by providing instant news updates, featuring debates, shows, special reports, analysis and interviews in multimedia format. The editorial policy of the Kashmir Patriot is determined to disseminate the ‘Fast, Factual & Fair’ news, which is its slogan as well. Kashmir Patriot doesn’t follow any agenda but a simple policy of fair news and analyses being independent, public-spirited and socially impactful journalism venture.
Kashmir Patriot has two dynamic editions, i.e., Multimedia digital Edition (News portal, Video Podcast) and Print Edition (News Magazine). The news portal is an online newspaper. The video podcast is YouTube Channel and live broadcast. The News Magazine is monthly print and digital publication.
The digital editions (News portal & Podcast) of Kashmir Patriot are linked to major social platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Instagram and WhatsApp to reach wide range of people globally. The digital editions are aimed to provide news features, debates and exclusive shows from J&K on the go to the smart users of digital world in multimedia format. This edition of the Kashmir Patriot is having specialized content for the ‘locals’ and for the ‘world’ from the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
While the print edition (Monthly News magazine), the Kashmir Patriot is available at all prominent news stands in Jammu and Kashmir and all major cities of India like New Delhi, and Mumbai. Kashmir Patriot news magazine covers news, views and issues related to the state.
Apart from daily presence in disseminating news via online and in-depth analytic content of print edition that too is available on online mediums of Kashmir Patriot, the content strategy is decided as per the public interest, target readers and areas lacking media focus. The some of the areas which are to be covered in the news magazine and digital edition includes insightful news analysis, in-depth reportage and opinions related to Politics, Human Rights, Health, Education, Crime, Inspirations, Business and Sports, Tourism, Art & culture, Society, Media.
Besides it has advanced mobile applications for android and apple (ios) users to keep updated about the latest developments from the state on the go, wherever they are. Kashmir Patriot is meant to reach out to the viewers and net surfers all over the world for news related to Jammu & Kashmir state.

OUR TEAM

Irfan Quraishi is a Founding Editor-In-Chief of Kashmir Patriot. Quraishi is heading the editorial team of Kashmir patriot. He is Srinagar based Broadcast & Multimedia journalist. He has previously worked as Bureau Chief for Day & Night News, Chandigarh based TV channel, Senior Correspondent at Kashmir Times and few more. He has acquired journalistic experience in Print, Electronic and Digital media. He had been a fellow of Thomson Reuters Foundation London and RNTC Europe. He has done a great deal of reporting and analysis on diverse issues of public importance including Human Rights, Media, Security, Politics, Health, Tourism, Education and Current Affairs. His contributions have been published in The Hoot, The Quint, The Citizen, and many other national media organizations. He tweets @irfanquraishi85
Pradeep Kumar is a Co-Founder & Programming head of Kashmir Patriot. He is Delhi based program Director/Producer who has made more than 200 documentary films on social issues, culture, craft, and religious place, Institutions etc besides several AD films / Commercials for TV and Radio. He has worked with DD News, BAG Films, ETV Urdu, D.D.Urdu, D.D.Bharti, Gyan Darshan. During his 13 years of media experience, he has produced several famous programs with different television ventures, like “Adaa” for ETV, “Tehkiki Idare” for DD Urdu. He has also produced and directed episodic documentaries like “Shaktisthal, Tirath Yatra”, “Hastkala – Sanskritik Virasat”, “Aaj ke Fankar”. Kumar has also worked for famous TV shows of Doordarshan , such as: I Love my India, Azaadi ke Parwane, Nayee Umang, Ba-waqar Khatoon and many more.
 
Zahoor Din Lone is a Co-Founder & Creative head and Art & Culture Editor at Kashmir Patriot. Lone is the creative mind behind the multimedia stuff of the venture being fine arts professional. Lone has worked with Delhi based graphics & designing companies like Positive Images Pvt Ltd., Iqra displays Pvt Ltd. Lone is the Founder & captain of India’s International Snow Sculpture team that participated in ‘International Championship-2017’ in United States and won Award for India. Lone is an award winning artist cum designer of the state of Jammu & Kashmir.  He is also founder of J&K”s first national Art group ‘Callisto’. He is an alumina of Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He tweets @zkashmiri85
 




Syed Irfan Qadri is a Deputy Editor of Kashmir Patriot. Earlier he has worked with NewsBlaze as Principal Correspondent , Caters News Agency as Correspondent, E24 as Associate Producer and as Director/Producer with Inside Creative Industries. He has Produced/Directed various Drama serials, Musical Shows, Tele Films, Short Films and Documentaries for many Productions Houses, TV channels, NGO’s and Govt Departments like MARVEL, Loin Films London, Eagle Films, BAG films, DD Urdu, DD National, DD Bharti, DD Kashir. He has freelanced as writer, documentarian focusing on Politics, Conflict, Environment, and Education. He tweets @SyedIrfanQadri

 

Abrar Bhat is a Current Affairs Editor at Kashmir Patriot. Bhat is a multimedia journalist based in Kashmir. During his eight years of journalistic career, Bhat has worked for various print and electronics national and local media houses including Etv News, Munsif Tv, 4tv News and Kashmir Images. He has done a great deal of reporting and analysis on diverse issues of public importance including Human Rights, Politics, Health, Science and Technology, Education, Culture, Peace, Security and Counter insurgency.
Nimish Kumar is a Contributing Editor at Kashmir Patriot. Kumar is executive editor of Hindustan Samachar, a Delhi based National News Agency. He is a prominent economy journalist in Delhi. He has been an alumina of Reuters foundations. Kumar also participates as a frequent commentator at ABP news, DD News, News nation television channels in New Delhi.

Amin Masoodi is a Contributing Editor at Kashmir Patriot. Masoodi is a Srinagar based journalist in Kashmir. He has journalistic experience in Print and Electronic media for past over 10 years. He has worked as senior Correspondent for Kashmir Times, Indian Express, Kashmir Images, The Tribune and Etv News. His contributions are published in BenarNews, a news portal based in Washington USA and operated by Radio Free Asia (RFA). His has done a great deal of reporting and analysis on diverse issues of public importance including Human Rights, Peace, Security, Politics and Terrorism. He tweets @massoodiamin

 

Mohammed Naseeruddin (Naseer Giyas) is Contributing Editor at Kashmir Patriot. He is a Hyderabad based Multimedia & Multi lingual Journalist who has over 12 years of experience in journalism. For the last eleven years, he has been working for Etemaad Urdu Daily. He contributes a widely watched Urdu Television Station 4TV Hyderabad, Times of India. In the year 2012, Naseer visited the United States of America to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program on Journalism and US foreign policy at the invitation of the State Department. Naseer is an alumi of Thomson Reuters Foundation. Naseer is also an alumni of International Center for Journalist (ICFJ).

 

Aadil Ahmad Dar (Aadil Bashir) is Graphics & Video Editor at Kashmir Patriot. He has previously worked with Digital start up of Tameel Irshad and Doordarshan Kashir as video editor. He has also worked for Kashmir based prominent cable TV’s like Take One. JK Channel, SEN Channel. He has edited several documentaries, news bulletins and Short Films during his excellent career of 9 years in the production field.
Syed Murtaza Rizvi is Camera Chief & Video Editor at Kashmir Patriot. He has worked with international news organizations like IRIB (Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting), Sahar TV (Tehran Based International Urdu Channel) and Press TV as Video Journalist for more than ten years.  In the initial period of his journalistic career, he has worked for Doordarshan and local cable channels and has done outstanding camerawork for number of International documentaries, short films, and regional serials.
Umar Zaz is Social Media Manager at Kashmir Patriot. He has previously worked with Digital Marketing Specialist, Kashmedia Productions as Customer support and Kashmir Press service as Social media manager. He has expertise in Google analytics, Digital media and technical support. He tweets @umizaz

Farooq Wani is a Multimedia Reporter at Kashmir Patriot. Wani has worked with Zee Media, Munsif TV, London based Inspire FM Radio, Radio Kashmir, All India Radio service, Doordarshan Kashmir. Wani holds a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism.

 

Zuhaib Maqbool (Xuhaib Humzah) is a Senior Photojournalist at Kashmir Patriot.  He has freelanced with many organizations including yourshot.nationalgeographic.com, demotix.com, focusing on Politics, Human Right & Conflict. He received CRDP award-2017 (Center for Research & Development Policy) for exemplary work and contribution in covering Kashmir Turmoil.

 

Jaffar Saleem is IT head at Kashmir Patriot. Saleem has more than 10 years of experience in Website development, software and App building. He has earlier worked with Kashmir Times as IT head.

Suhail Qazi is Kashmir Patriot’s Office Manager. He has previously worked at Venus, Norvest and Central University of Kashmir. Qazi has great deal of experience in accounts, advertisement, sales, and marketing departments. He holds a masters degree in masters in public administration, a diploma in software engineering.