This creative portfolio is a selection of handpicked previous journalistic work from participants of the Refugee Journalism Project 2020-21 cohort, to showcase their experience, capability and potential for employment opportunities. Their skills range from digital producers, journalists, writers, filmmakers, photographers…
Abubakr is a journalist, producer and interpreter working with a number of international media companies. His works focused on political, cultural, social, medical and military issues in the Gaza Strip, Palestine.
Hossam is an Egyptian producer who started his career 15 years ago, before even starting his university. He has worked for advertising agencies, educational programs, production houses, TV channels and with independent filmmakers. He has also produced and directed award-winning films.
Jawad Burhan is an ambitious radio and TV student who had three years of experience as a journalist in Al Ghad Al Afdal. He completed his first year in radio and TV in Lebanese International University and left Lebanon afterwards due to the inequality problems and racism.
Hilal has worked with international journalists from all over the world to report the impacts of the civil war of Syria in Turkey’s South East. She writes about immigrants, Turkey and the Middle East.
Mehrnoosh Khorsandis an Iranian screenwriter and writer. Her writing tells the story of the bitterness, discrimination and injustice in society.
Khaled is a visual journalist with experience in documentaries, news reports, talk-show program productions and digital media. He covered the Egyptian political situation since 2010, for Rassd News and Aljazeera Networks. In 2014 was forced to flee to Turkey where he continued his journalism work. Since 2018, he moved to London working as a Video Journalist at Middle East Eye.
Khaled worked as videographer and editor documenting the Syrian filmmaker, Waad al-Kateab, spoking to MEE about her award-winning film ‘For Sama’ screened at Channel 4, and why the Syrian revolution is still alive.
Fei (Sophia) Sun
Fei worked as a UK broadcast correspondent for an independent media headquartered in New York, broadcasting to the global Chinese audience. Her work focuses on UK politics, human rights issues and China current fair.
Osama is a well-known Egyptian TV presenter and journalist based in London. Currently, working with Al-Hiwar TV. He was one of the founders of Mekameleen TV station which is considered as one of the most prominent broadcasters in the Middle East and Egypt.
Examples of his work below:
مقابلتي باللغة الإنجليزية مع الصحفي البريطاني البارز بيتر أوبورنعلى قناة الحوار
Mohamed is a visual storyteller and a cinephile currently doing a Master degree in Directing Documentary at The National Film and Television School, UK. With 5 years’ experience in making documentary and short fiction films, Mohamed has been covering stories from Egypt, Turkey and Saudi Arabia.
Amro is a recent graduated from Journalism and Media Students at the University of Hertfordshire. His previous journalistic work focuses on helping refugees in camps in several areas in Lebanon, and on politics, specifically the Middle East.
Sarya is a writer, TV presenter and multimedia journalist from Turkey with 12 years of experience working. Her work focuses on women’s issues from all over the world. Her articles are being published in several newspapers and magazines based in Turkey, and, in a newspaper based in London called Londra Gercek – in the Turkish language.
Examples of her latest work:
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Tarek is an Egyptian journalist who has worked for several media outlet across the world. His experience includes broadcast journalism, video journalism, TV reporting and TV presentation. Currently works as TV presenter and Editor at TRT providing full coverage of the world news stories.
Sayed Abdullah Nizami
Sayed has worked as a producer for Al- Jazeera TV and as a senior broadcasting journalist at the BBC and other international media from 2002-2017 in Afghanistan, covering from battleground frontline to intense social and cultural issues. He speaks 5 languages and is writing an autobiography book. Since 2017, he is based in London.
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