Mr. Shamim Shahid is a known journalist and a human rights activist. He has been associated with the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, Inter News Pakistan, Inter Media Pakistan, Save the Children Pakistan, South Asia Free Media Association and Liberal Forum Pakistan as a Member, Special Rapporteur and also served in various other capacities. He has worked with The Express Tribune as City Editor, Peshawar, remained Peshawar Bureau Chief of Daily Pakistan Today and associated with the Voice of America.