Danah Karam

Work History

Work History
Jul 2010 - Sep 2010

Intern

Variety Magazine

I wrote articles for Variety.com as part of my editorial training. Not a lot of interns got to be published on the website. I was fortunate and grateful to be published on the website of such a well-renowned industry magazine.

Dec 2009 - Dec 2009

Young Journalist Award

Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)

Chosen to participate in the second round of the Young Journalist Award. Trained with Journalist Colin Brown and was published in the DIFF Daily newspaper throughout the festival.

Dec 2008 - Dec 2008

Young Journalist Award

Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF)

Shortlisted for the first Journalism competition for students in the UAE.

Education

Education
Oct 2007 - May 2011

Bachelor of Communication and Information Studies

American University in Dubai

Bachelor of Communication and Information Studies at the Mohammed Bin Rashed School for Communication 

Expected Graduation Date: May 2011

Sep 1991 - May 2003

I.G.C.S.E

Gulf English School

I was in a British system school doing the International General Certificate for Secondary Education. I took five subjects:

History (A)

English (B)

Arabic for Foreigners (A*)

Physics (C)

Biology (C)

Skills

Skills

Attributes

Works just as well alone or in groups. Creative. Punctual. Meets deadlines. Can come up with alternative plans. Works well under pressure.

Spanish

Arabic

Able to speak and read.

English

Technical

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint  

Technical

Macintosh Operating System: Final Cut Pro, Adobe InDesign, and Soundtrack Pro

Summary

I am a hard-working person with initiative and motivation to effectively do my job. My maturity, despite my young age, 24, and professionalism enables me to take on any challenge faced in any working situation. 

Interest

Art:                                                                  

Abstract Art

Sports:

Badminton

Cycling

Literature:

Reading and Writing

Leisure:

Learning new things

Traveling

Certifications

Certifications
Oct 2010 - May 2011

MBRSC Post Editor-in-Chief

Mohammed Bin Rashed School of Communications
Apr 2010 - Apr 2010

Exchange Programme Student

USC and AUD 1 week exchange