I am an experienced journalist, research editor and producer specializing in the Middle East, the Gulf Arab States, the Horn of Africa and US foreign policy.
Dynamic, multi skilled, I am a multilingual and multiplatform journalist.
I am currently an Editor at General Dynamics Information Technology. I edit feature articles and news summaries for a multilingual, Regional Website, working with a team from the world's most challenging countries.
Before that, I was a web Editor and a Reporter for Middle East Broadcasting Networks- Radio Sawa and Alhurra websites, where I had an extensive international experience conceiving, editing, reporting, writing, producing, developing, hosting, and promoting multimedia story telling in multiple formats and genres.
I have over 16 years of media experience coordinating the news gathering process, and the direction of content on website; working with diverse, multi-discipline teams in producing a variety of online editorial content. I have a savvy knowledge of social media and emerging international trends.
I lived and worked in the Middle East and the United States.
I am fluent in Arabic, English and French.
My production portfolio shows my master use of digital systems relevant to producing quality journalism in the modern age focusing on three targets: Traffic, Impact and Engagement. I have vast experience in digital journalism, multimedia and social media.
I conduct special, investigative eyewitness reports, news analysis, In –depth feature /human interest stories, reporter’s notebook, live blogs, in Arabic, English and French engaging a diverse cross-section of the public and promoting cross-cultural awareness, with a special focus on the Middle East, Horn of Africa, Gulf Arab States, Iran and US foreign policy.
Through my diligence, I always provide a quality, error-free product on time and thrive under constant deadline pressures.
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