Husain Jahit

Group Editor, Harian Metro

Husain Jahit is the Group Editor of Harian Metro. He has been appointed to the position effective March 16, 2020.

Prior to the appointment, Husain was the Executive Editor, Commercial, a new position in Harian Metro created in February 2019. Previously, he was Harian Metro’s Editor for Business and Information Technology (IT) / Online before being promoted as Associate Editor for Features.

Husain started his career with NSTP in January 1990 in the Advertisement Department as a Marketing Assistant who was responsible to design advertisement graphics for Beriteks, a teletext service introduced by TV3 in 1985.

He was later transferred to Berita Harian in 1996 as an IT / Online journalist before joining Harian Metro in 2007, also as a reporter for IT and Online Desk.

Among his achievements in journalism were the Gold Award in Best Greetch Journalism Award under the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water in 2012 and first place for IT News Reporting in Bahasa by Sony Malaysia 2011.

Husain holds a Diploma in Computer Science (Programming) from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).