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$15 USD / hour
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$15 USD / hour
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Khalid U.

@khalidumarmalik

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5.0 (4 reviews)
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$15 USD / hour
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islamabad, pakistan
$15 USD / hour
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Journalist, Translator, English<>Urdu/Punjabi

JOURNALISTIC: Currently, I am associated with Big News Network, an international news agency founded in 1998. The agency is currently headquartered in Dubai Media City, UAE, with administrative offices in Sydney. Big News Network operates multiple news portals distinct to the regions, nations, and major cities worldwide. In the past, I have had the honor of collaborating with renowned media groups in Pakistan. LINGUISTIC: Winner - The 25th Linguists' Translation Contest (English-Urdu Pair) at ProZ, USA. Member – American Translators Association, USA HIPPA Certified Remote Medical Interpreter, UK, USA Remote Legal Interpreter, UK, USA Volunteer – Translators Without Borders, USA For 22 years, I worked in very responsible positions in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE in the project management departments of renowned Electromechanical Engineering Companies. Moreover, interpretation between the hundreds of less-educated and relevant human resources, immigration, legal, and medical departments was an additional voluntary responsibility. For the last 12 years, I have been working as a freelance translator and have had the honor of: a. Serving many clients and translation agencies around the globe. b. Completing translation projects for various libraries and government departments, including the National Book Foundation in Pakistan, covering International Relations, Social Sciences, Commerce, Literature, History, Religion, Politics, and Journalism. c. Having worked as a Translator/Interpreter for a couple of international NGOs operating in Pakistan. Always ready to go the extra mile for the employer's satisfaction. NOTE: A detailed CV can be submitted upon request.
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$1,208.00 USD
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3 months ago
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$825.00 USD
I have rehired Khalid several times due to his professional and excellent work delivery.
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1 year ago
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$475.00 USD
Khalid is a professional with a very customer centric approach. I would highly recommend him for not only translation services but also editing and writing.
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1 year ago
5.0
$227.27 USD
Great working experience with him! He understand project clearly, response on time, deliver work in deadline with great quality, hope we could again in the future
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Journalist

Big News Network, Australia, UAE
Jan 2021 - Present
Big News Network is a global conglomerate of news distribution agencies licensed by Tecom and headquartered in Dubai Media City, UAE, with administrative offices in Sydney, Australia. I am reporting news stories from Bangladesh, Ireland, Nepal, Myanmar, and Pakistan.

Translator and Interpreter

Government Departments, Libraries, International NGO's
Jan 2008 - Present
a. Working with various international NGOs operating in Pakistan and providing professional services as interpreter and translator, covering almost all the general fields of translation. b. Translation tasks for different government departments and libraries in Pakistan.

Chief Translator

Private Group of colleges
Jun 2010 - Mar 2020 (9 years, 9 months)
Summarized and translated books of various topics for easy understanding of students.

Education

M.A. Education Planning and Management

Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan 2003 - 2005
(2 years)

M.A. Urdu

Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan 2000 - 2002
(2 years)

M.A. English

University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan 1982 - 1984
(2 years)

Qualifications

Chief Translator

RGC, Pakistan
2010
A qualified translator.

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