Print and digital journalist with over seven years of experience in researching, writing, editing and commissioning across a variety of formats and verticals (travel, culture, business, sports etc). Proven record of increasing readership by using analytics and producing compelling stories – from listicles to features. Skilled at working in a start-up environment and bringing editorial projects to completion.
Mariam moved to Sydney in June 2019. Since then, she's been freelance writing while balancing a full-time as a B2B journalist at Key Media.
Prior to this, she was working as a Senior Commissioning Editor in London covering Culture Trip's South & Southeast Asia and the Middle East & Africa sections.
Raised in Pakistan, she did her bachelors in Broadcasting & Journalism from Malaysia before moving back to her home city, Karachi, to start her career in Sports Journalism. She joined The Express Tribune, a national newspaper where she started as a Sub-editor and made her up to Sports Editor.
She is passionate about football, travel, food and culture and spends her time exploring new places, meeting new people and Facetiming with her dog back home.