Journalism fellows visit D.C. to cover U.S. presidential election

Journalism fellows visit D.C. to cover U.S. presidential election

(Washington DC – November 30, 2012) AAM recently welcomed top journalists from partner stations in Egypt, Tunisia and Indonesia to Washington D.C. to co-produce programming for primetime broadcast on their networks back home.

As part of AAM’s Journalism Fellowship Program, the correspondents produced news reports, interviews, and other programming related to the U.S. presidential election.

Hossam Soliman is an anchor for Egypt’s ON-TV. You can view his reports here.

Putri Ayuningtyas is a leading host on Indonesia’s Metro TV. Learn more here.

Kamal Mady reports for Egypt’s Al-Hayat. Check out some of his work here.

Wael Toukabri hosts a leading talk show on Tunisia’s Shems FM radio station. Learn more here. And to hear his thoughts about Tunisia's changing media environment and why Tunisians are interested in the U.S. presidential election, watch the video below.

These partnerships help deepen connections between media in the U.S. and Muslim world, and provide unique opportunities for innovative programming, cultural exchange and professional development. Learn more about the Journalism Fellowship Program here.

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