Nazir Leghari is known among his colleagues and fellow journalists as a fearless, humble and thorough professional. He received his LLB degree from Federal Urdu University of Arts and Sciences, Karachi and then began working for the daily, Nawa-e-Waqt, in 1981 where he was in-charge of its political desk. He joined the daily, Jang, in 1985 and became the newspaper’s Magazine Editor in 1989. In 1990 he became Assistant Editor – News, with Jang and rose through the ranks to become Editor of Awam in 1994. In 2006, he switched to Jang again, where he was appointed as Editor. In addition, he has authored two books, Seenay Jhokan Deedain Deray, based on his visits to Saudi Arabia, Egypt and UK, and Tareekh Bolti Hai comprising of his interviews and meetings with world leaders.
He regularly features on a number of talk shows and is widely appreciated for his balanced and rational views.
Currently he is the host of BOL News Program “Ek Leghari Sab Pe Bhaari”