Areas of Skill

Sports JournalismEditorial ServicesInterviewingReportingTranscreationSocial MediaNew MediaTV ProductionInformation SystemsDatabasesMarketingSalesPublic RelationsInvestigationInternetStatisticsProject ManagementEvent ManagementAdvertisingPresentationsShippingLogisticsTextile IndustryAgricultural SectorComputer Software

Courses

Al Jazeera Training & Development Center, Doha, QatarSports Programs Production – Robin Dylan Hewer, Thompson ReutersThe Art of Talk Shows – Ahmed Mansour, Al Jazeera Network

TV Journalism & Field Reporting – Mohamed Al Borini, Al Jazeera NetworkWriting for TV Reports – Assef Hamidi, Al Jazeera Network Vocal Placement & Elocution Skills – Loqman Hammam, Al Jazeera Network

College of Public Speaking, London, United KingdomPublic Speaking Skills – Vince Stevenson, College of Public Speaking

key competencies

Creative Thinking

CommunicationPlanning

Analysis of Data

Relationship Building

Negotiation

Good JudgmentTime ManagementTeamwork

Innovation

Persistence

Flexibility

Major Events

Football

2010 FIFA World Cup

2006 FIFA World Cup

2008 European Championships

2012 European Championships

2011 AFC Asian Cup

2007 AFC Asian Cup

2010 African Nations Cup

2006 African Nations Cup

Youth & Junior Tournaments

Multi-Sport Events

2006 Asian Games

2011 Arab Games

2008 Summer Olympics

2012 Summer Olympics

2010 Winter Olympics

2012 Winter Youth Olympics

Olympic Sports

Tennis

ATP Qatar ExxonMobil Open WTA Qatar Total Open

WTA Championships

Athletics

Doha Diamond League

IAAF World Indoor Champ'sIAAF Asian Indoor Champ's

Artistic Gymnastics

FIG Doha World Cup

Handball

2007 IHF World Championships

Cycling

2006 Tour de France

Aquatics

2007 FINA World Championships

Non-Olympic Sports

Formula One

Moto GP

GP2 Series

NASCAR

Pro Boxing

International Forums

Soccerex European Forum

Aspire4Sport

Languages

Arabic: Full command written and spoken (mother tongue)

English: Full command written and spoken

Other: Fair comprehension of written French and Spanish languages

Work History

Work History
Feb 2006 - Present

Senior Journalist

Al Jazeera Sport Channel
  • Played a key role in planning, developing and implementing special online coverage to a number of major global, regional and local sports events
  • Created high quality original Arabic language editorial content that included news, features and interviews.
  • Managed the web news room during various major sports events
  • Acted as a field reporter at local and global events
  • Designed and built a top-class information system that improved the productivity of various departments
  • Introduced the use of statistical data for post-event analysis
  • Contributed to the production process of broadcast material
  • Coordinated and conducted a number of important research projects
Oct 2010 - Jan 2012

Media Committee Member

Qatar Tennis Federation
  • Produced & Transcreated high quality Arabic language editorial content that included news, features and press releases.
  • Launched Social Media services
Jan 2004 - Oct 2005

Business Development Officer

Medlevant Shipping/Hapag Lloyd Container Line
  • Conducted Market Research and Analysis that provided valuable insight to decision makers
  • Designed and created promotional and advertising material, in addition to PowerPoint presentations.
  • Created the editorial content for press releases, newsletters and promotional publications.
  • Used sales information and clients feedback to produce detailed performance reports
  • Built a powerful electronic database of actual and potential clients
  • Designed document forms that facilitated the workflow inside the organization and increased the productivity of employees
  • Performed regular direct sales tasks that ranged from prospecting to negotiating and closing the deal
Jun 2002 - May 2003

Marketing Coordinator

Alawi Tunsi & Bros
  • Administered the process of training employees on their first experience with windows-based computer systems
  • Designed and implemented a modern filing system
  • Coordinated the communication process with the other departments in the company
  • Developing the marketing strategy of a number of recreational projects

Education

Education
Jun 1995

High School Degree

Lycée La Liberté d'Alexandrie