A Jordanian citizen belonging to the tribe of journalists.

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Professional Status

Employed
Open to opportunities

Experience

Journalist

France 24
Since April 2013
Responsibilities completed
  • Economic news anchor - Arabic language
  • Desk and field reporter - international hard news and feature stories on the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and other parts of the world.
  • Assistant producer of news bulletins, The Debate programme and other special editions at the Arabic channel of France 24.
  • Articles, features and daily coverage of international and Middle East affairs for the website of France 24 news channel in both Arabic and French.

Journalist

TV5 Monde
February 2013
Responsibilities completed
  • Stories covering international politics and social issues on the website of TV5 Monde.

Reporter

Agence France-Presse (AFP)
July 2012 to August 2012
Responsibilities completed
  • Reporting on political and economic reforms in Jordan and the influx of refugees from neighbouring Syria in summer 2012.

Reporter

The Jordan Times
June 2008 to June 2011
Responsibilities completed
  • Covering youth, universities, on-campus political groups, religion, cinema and music, in addition to waves of protests that swept Jordan during the Arab spring since late 2010.
Company website

www.jordantimes.com

Reporter

Al Sijill magazine
April 2008 to June 2010
Responsibilities completed
  • Features about Jordan's politics, youth, religious groups, sports and society.

Editor

Media in Cooperation and Transition - Niqash website
June 2010 to August 2010
Responsibilities completed
  • Editing features about Iraqi politics and society.
Company website

www.niqash.org

Fixer

Self-employed
March 2011 to June 2011
Responsibilities completed
  • With Sarah Birke, Middle East correspondent for several media outlets including The Independent, The Times, the BBC, The Economist and The Foreign Policy. The work included phone interviews with Syrian citizens in places witnessing confrontations between president Bashar Al Assad's regime forces and demonstrators in the beginning of the March 2011 uprising.
  • With French journalist Benjamin Barthe, Le Monde correspondent and Middle East expert, at the Jordanian-Syrian border city of Ramtha to cover the influx of Syrian refugees to Jordan and the Assad's regime bombardement of Deraa across the borderline.

Translator

Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ)
Since June 2008