Yousaf Ajab Baloch is founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Balochistan Point, born in Balochistan’s historic city of Kalat. Ajab holds a Master’s degree in International Relations and Brahui literature. Currently, he is M.Phil Scholar at University of Balochistan and doing his reach on ‘ Literary Contribution of Brahui Journalism’. He completed a short-term Educational Programme in Journalism in 2009, from Allama Iqbal Open University with journalistic language, editing, editorial writing, feature writing, column and review writing.
Yousaf worked for three years as staff writer for The The Baloch Hal, the first online English newspaper of Balochistan, He also worked as a reporter and Sub-Editor at English Magazine Monthly Bolan Voice in 2009 and 2010. Prior to English Journalism Yousaf contributed to editorial pages of Daily Azadi Quetta and Daily Asaap Quetta in Urdu language and wrote a weekly column “Qeqan Nama”, focusing Baluchistan’s social and political issues.
He has honor to receive two prestigious awards in 2017. Ajab received Agahi Award 2017 as the best journalists of the year 2017 in category of Anti-corruption. The AGAHI Awards recognizes the efforts of journalists and the media community every year.
The Centre for Excellence in Journalism at the Institute of Business Administration (CEJ-IBA), Karachi and Center for Communication Programs Pakistan (CCPP) honored Yousaf Ajab the Excellence in Journalism Award “Lab Azad” in rights based reporting. Twelve journalists received the awards in their respective categories.
Yousaf blogs for ARY NEWS, He is author of a Book: A Battle Field for Balochistan. Yousaf visited USA in 2013 as part of PK-US journalists Exchange Program and he worked with The Arizona Republic as Intern in Phoenix.