Journalism fellows visit D.C. to cover U.S. presidential electionSubmitted by admin on Fri, 11/30/2012 - 09:46
(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.
• 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.