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Mohammed Helmy
Tel:(+202) 37607569 – Mobile:(+20) 12 2250 1293. (+44) 7597 7527 11
E-mail:mohamedhelmymohsen@yahoo.com
Please see samples of my work on my YouTube Channel


CAREER OBJECTIVE:
I am looking for a position as a Reporter/Producer in a media organization to light my skills for the benefit of the public and the advancement of my career.


SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
•12 years of experience in working in media, as a journalist, TV reporter, and producer.
•Outstanding editorial and news writing skills.
•Experienced with digital journalism and using different multimedia journalism techniques.
•Experienced with speed news writing and comfortable with working under pressure.
•Can convey information effectively on and off the camera.
•Independent worker with supervisory experience, excellent organizational and multi-task skills.
•Exceptional ability to analyze and interpret information.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


EDUCATION:
•2017| Master’s degree of Multimedia Journalism, University of Westminster, London, UK.
•2004| Bachelor degree of Civil Engineering, Cairo University.
•1999| GSC- Orman Experimental Language School, Egypt.


EXPERIENCE:
September 2015-Present | News Producer - Al-Ghad News Network-London, UK
•Responsible for producing pieces for the news bulletins. I am also assigned to contribute to complicated live and tape events for the broadcast as well as in-studio segments. Produce news specials and breaking news reports.
November 2015-September 2016 | Cairo Correspondent- Deutsche Welle –Egypt
•Responsible for covering a news beat, producing daily news for news bulletins, producing in-depth TV features, and producing special reports as assigned.
April 2015-September 2016 | Cairo Bureau News Reporter-Al-Aan TV –Egypt
•Responsible for covering a news beat, producing daily news for news bulletins, producing in-depth TV features, and producing special reports as assigned.
April 2015- September 2015 | Head of Input Desk-Al-Nahar Al-Youm- Egypt
•Responsible for over-seeing and coordinating the broadcast input of Fixers, working closely with Reporters, Producers, Researchers and the Director of Broadcast to ensure the best possible lines and stories for the TV audience. Provide leadership in editorial and logistics.
September 2013 –April 2015 | Head of Reports Unit-CBC eXtra– Egypt
•Responsible for preparation and broadcasting of daily TV reports and episodes about Egypt’s most salient issues. Conducting weekly meetings with the editorial team and daily following up with them. produce research, and identify graphics; video bites and documents will be used during the airing time.
November 2014- January 2015 | Deutsche Welle Arabiya TV- Berlin, Germany
•Responsible for Producing in depth episodes about the political situation in Egypt for the Arabic service of the Deutsche Welle News network. Writing articles for the Deutsche Welle website.
2013 | Regional Media Consultant-United Nations food and agriculture organization
•Responsible for making media strategy for the organization, building effective and close partnership with regional and international media representatives in Egypt, draft human interest stories, organize press conferences and interviews for the technical officers.
August 2012 – September 2013 | Senior Producer/ Deputy Editor-ONTV – Egypt
•Responsible for hosting daily guests, supervising editorial staff at the daily talk show “AkherKalam, AKA, the last word” show which considered as one of the most popular shows in Egypt. (Presented by YosriFouda).
2012 | News Reporter-Al-Mayadeen – Egypt
•Responsible for producing daily reports and features about Egypt’s most salient issues.
2010 | Creative Producer- Saudi Television – Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia•Responsible for producing feminine show and a daily segment for the morning show from Jeddah.2005 –2012 | Reporter and Producer- Dream T.V - Egypt•Responsible for producing daily reports and features about Egypt’s most salient issues.
2002-2004 | Head of media section- Kelmetna Magazine - Egypt
•Responsible for holding meetings of the section, compiling articles, writing monthly reviews and features.
2000-2004 | CO-Head of media section- TeenStuff Magazine - Egypt•Responsible for holding meetings of the section, compiling articles, writing monthly reviews and features.


TRAINING:
•2014 Middle East Fellowship-International journalists program, Berlin, Germany
•Advanced course for training of the trainers- Doha center for media freedom, Doha, Qatar
•Training of the trainers- Doha center for media freedom, Doha, Qatar
•Investigative Journalism Workshop- Arab reporters for investigative Journalism.
•Investigative Journalism Workshop- Heikal Foundation with Seymour Hersh•International law and human.rights workshop- International commission of Red Cross
•TV reporting new techniques- BBC world service trust
•Fundamentals of producing a TV report workshop- American University in Cairo

PC SKILLS:
Microsoft Office| Final cut pro| Avid-iNEWS| Adobe Photoshop| Adobe Dreamweaver| Adobe InDesign


LANGUAGES:
Native| ArabicFluent| English (IELTS score:6.5) Intermediate| French


REFRENCES
Available upon requests
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