Rina Saeed Khan is an award winning environmental journalist from Islamabad, Pakistan. Her career in journalism began in 1992 when she started working as an editor for The Friday Times, Pakistan’s first independent English newspaper. In 1998 she began working as a consultant in communications with the UNDP in Pakistan and WWF-Pakistan, writing reports, articles and scripts for documentaries.
Rina has studied in both the US and UK. Her international awards include the Earth Journalism Award in Copenhagen during the UN Summit on climate change in 2009 for the best reporting on climate change from Asia. She writes a popular weekly column on the environment, Earthly Matters, for Dawn, Pakistan’s largest circulation English-language daily, in addition to her consultancies for WWF-Pakistan and UNDP-Pakistan. She has co-authored a book on the environment in Pakistan, recently published by Oxford University Press entitled: “Water in the Wilderness: Life in the coast, desert and mountains of Pakistan”.