During a special coverage in Juba, South of Sudan.
I have interviewed prominent politicians all over the Arabic world as: The Saudi-led coalition forces spokesman, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Asiri (April 2015), U.S. Former President, Jimmy Carter (October 2012), Former Interim President of Tunisia, Moncef Marzouki( December 2012), Tunisian Politician, Rashid al-Ghannushi (December 2012), President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas (November 2012), President of Tunisia, Beji Caid Essebsi (May 2012), and the American Actor, George Clooney (January 2011), among other significant events. I was able to cover the most salient news in MENA region such as the Egyptian parliament and presidential elections (2005, 2010, 2012, and 2014). Egypt’s uprising (2011 and 2013), Tunisia’s uprising in 2011, Separation of South of Sudan in 2011. I have also been selected by the British international awards scheme” Cheveninng Scholarships” to pursue my Master’s degree in Multimedia Journalism in London, UK and have been granted by The International Journalist program in 2014 to study and work in Berlin, Germany.
Working as a video journalist for both English and Arabic different means of media, inside and outside Egypt, gave me excellent editing skills in addition to, prefect communication skills and a wide range of connections, allowing me to be on the top of all the current affair news, with the ability to smoothly and credibly be in touch with all required sources through my highly developed investigative and interview abilities.
My Master’s degree in Multimedia Journalism at University of Westminster, London, UK where I specialized in Print and Online Media, has significantly contributed to the enhancement of my skills in producing clear, balanced and concise articles, and maintain valuable contacts. It also enabled me to gather first- hand experience of running a live news website, writing SEO articles, producing multimedia material and managing digital content. I am also well trained in online journalism and hence I am efficient in digital media production, web development, coding, and using social media for newsgathering, promotion of stories and reader engagement.
Some of my key qualifications that might be of interest to you include:
•Analytical thinking and planning.
•Accuracy and attention to details.
•Organization and prioritization skills.
• Problem analysis, use of judgment and ability to solve problems efficiently.
• Outstanding work ethic and the ability to work well in both team –oriented and self-directed environments.
• I can speak to people and draw out the hard answers. I do not have an attitude when speaking with those who may not be famous.
• I am quite familiar with equipment that would be needed in order to carry out my job.
Experience has taught me how to build strong relationships within and outside an organization. I am able to work in a deadline-driven environment as I have proved my capabilities in different news organizations. I take keen interest in International affairs and world politics.