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Work experience

Jan 2011Present

Reporter/Journalist

Elaph.com

Write investigative/feature articles on various topics, including business, health, political affairs, society and events.

20112012

Arabic Journalist

Kassab Media

Wrote for several specialized magazines, including Cars World, Elite Monde, Saât and Aâras.

20092011

PR Writer and Consultant

Eureka PR
PR Writer
  • Develop and translate editorial requirements, including press releases, informational collaterals and media invitations.
  • Translate documents from English to Arabic or provide French material as per client requirements.
PR Consultant
  • Manage and coordinate day-to-day activities of assigned accounts; attend client meetings, share project briefs with colleagues and administer media relations advice to clients.
  • Deliver press releases and pitch potential features/interviews to stakeholders and key opinion leaders; responsible for inviting media to client-hosted events.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with United Arab Emirates media and other select media in the Middle East and North Africa.
  • Serve high-profile clients including Abbott Nutrition, The Japan Trade Organization, Turkey Tourism Board, Rochester Wellness and Novo Nordisk.
20052009

Journalist/Reporter

Al Sahafa Newspaper (La Presse de Tunisie)
  • Covered cultural and society news for an Arabic and French newspaper
  • Wrote for various sections of the newspapers; originally composed stories in French, then translated certain articles for publication in the Arabic paper at the discretion of the editor.
  • Contributed to the special weekly supplement for La Presse de Tunisie, serving on team that assigned weekly themes and topics to be featured.
  • Delivered at least two featured stories a week; selected, edited and improved submitted articles from various contributors to ensure they related to the weekly theme.
20072009

Independent Reporter

Nessma TV
  • Produced features and reported on current events, cultural and business features.
  • Served vital role on team covering stories to promote tourism in Tunisia for the Tunisian Tourism Department; developed tourism-related features and covered departmental events and activities.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communications

The Institute of Press and Information Sciences of Tunis
  • Graduated Top 5 of the class, holding executive leadership in student publication and numerous creative organizations.
  • Awarded Best Short Documentary Movie distinction in 2003.