Awaz Apni Exclusive Report: Syed Talat Hussain (Urdu: سید طلت حسین) is the executive director of AAJ Television and hosts the famous show Live with Talat. He writes for Newsline, Daily Dawn, Time Magazine, Daily Times (Pakistan), Daily Express and occasionally contributes to India Today.
Talat Hussain is married to Tehmina Talat and has 2 kids, a boy Shamil and a girl Afza. He lives in Islamabad.
As a media professional he has vast experience in establishing news and current affairs systems. He established aRYs Islamabad office and headed the team that launched PTV World News. He has held key positions of Director News & Current affairs with Pakistan Television Corporation Prime Television (UK) and Telebiz. He is frequently invited to lecture at prestigious forums like National Defence College of Pakistan air War College Pakistan Naval War College Pakistan Foreign Services Training academy of Pakistan Information Services Training academy of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam University (International Relations Department). He fluently speaks English Urdu and Punjabi.
He has worked as an editor for The News in Rawalpindi. He has worked with CNN and American Broadcasting as a producer and has done extensive reporting for the Los Angeles Times, he also contributes to the The Guardian Newspaper as well as the New York Times.
As a media professional he has vast experience in establishing news and current affairs departments. He established ARY’s Islamabad office and headed the team that launched PTV World News. He has held key positions of Director, News & Current Affairs with Pakistan Television Corporation, Prime Television (UK) and Telebiz. In July 2008, Talat joined Daily Express as a contributing writer.
He is a good player of cricket.
He is frequently invited to deliver lectures at prestigious forums such as the National Defence University, PAF Air War College, Pakistan Navy War College, Foreign Services Academy, Information Services Training Academy of Pakistan, and Quaid-i-Azam University (International Relations Department).
 Current Affairs Shows by Talat
* Sawaray Sawaray - PTV
* Live with Talat - AAJ TV
Gaza flotilla clash
On the 30th of May 2010, Hussain was aboard the convoy amid conflict during the Gaza flotilla clash. Due to loss of communications, Hussain's status and whereabouts are unknown although a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Pakistan) stated "the Government of Pakistan is seriously concerned over the well-being and whereabouts of the Pakistani citizens and media personnel including Syed Talat Hussain and Raza Mahmood Agha who were on board the Flotilla bound for Gaza. The Foreign Ministry is in constant touch with its Missions in the region to ascertain the well-being of our nationals."
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