Mehar, infamous for her leaked video of a planted interview of Malik Riaz with Mubashir Lucman, worked previously for Dunya News.
As reported by JournalismPakistan, Dawn News has hired Mehar Bokhari on a monthly salary of Rs 1.8 million.
She has been away from the television screen for several months and was previously with Dunya News Television where a leaked video of a program she hosted along with Mubashir Luqman last summer showed behind the scene conversation with their guest, property tycoon Malik Riaz.
Mehr has also worked for Samaa TV, which she left after she was accused of indirectly responsible for the murder of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer by inciting hatred against him.
Her husband Kashif Abbasi, is also a television anchor, associated with ARY Television.