Iftekhar Ahmed Fagun


Iftekhar Ahmed Fagun began his journalism career with Bangladesh’s National Children’s Taskforce when he was a child. In 2011, he received training at the Press Institute of Bangladesh on the fundamentals of journalism and child rights protection, and he joined a magazine published by the National Children’s Taskforce, which was funded by Bangladesh Shishu Academy and Save the Children (Australia). In 2013, he became a contributor of ‘Hello,’ Bangladesh’s first child news portal. Bdnews24.com and Unicef collaborated on that project. Between 2013 and 2015, he worked there. He has also worked on newshabiganj.com, another news portal. Fagun began working for the Bangla Tribune in 2016 as a Sylhet Agricultural University campus correspondent. He has written numerous feature stories for Desh Rupantor, Kaler Kantho, and other Bangladeshi national newspapers in addition to his usual journalism and reporting. He was elected general secretary of the Sylhet Agricultural University Reporter’s Forum in 2017. He’s attended a number of journalistic festivals, training sessions, and workshops. He is also a member of the Habiganj Online Press Club. He is currently writing op-ed pieces and articles on various topics for numerous Bangladeshi national newspapers.