I’m a Jordanian-American journalist, writer, and media development professional based in Washington, DC.
I have over 15 years of media experience working as a reporter, editor and a managing editor, and also as the director of global training programs for journalists worldwide with a special focus on the Middle East.
Building on more than a decade of extensive experience in journalism and media development, I established Tynes Media Group where we provides digital media solutions including social media strategies, media analysis, translation, media training, and media conferences support.
I’m a native Arabic speaker with excellent writing skills and proficiency in classical Arabic language grammar.
I’m also an expert on the Middle East and has appeared on a number of national and international TV programs, including Larry King Live, PBS’s Foreign Exchange with Daljit Dhaliwal, Paula Zahn show, CBS’s Morning show, Scarborough Country, BBC’s Up all night, among others.
I’m also a public speaker on issues related to global media development, the Middle East, and citizen journalism. where she appeared in discussion panels in various places across the United States and beyond including the National Press Club, the National Endowment for Democracy, and the University of Wisconsin, among others.
I’m also a social media maven with over 7000 followers on Twitter. I have been recently named as one of the Twitter personalities to follow on the Middle East by UAE-based magazine, Elan.
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