Summary

Libyan-American producer specializing in documentary, with a strong background in international news. I've produced radio, print and television reports focusing in the Middle East, East Africa regions.

Credits

5/16 – Current

Associate Producer National Geographic Explorer

NATGEO — Reality/Doc (TV) — National Geographic Studios Details
5/16 – Current

Associate Field Producer for cultural affairs documentary series 'Explorer.' Pitched and developed stories dealing with all levels of production from conception to field.

11/13 – 10/15

Producer (Newshour) – AL JAZEERA AMERICA

Details
11/13 – 10/15

-Produced and edited stories for Al Jazeera America. -Edited & wrote story scripts using AVID and Adobe Premier. -Hired and deployed freelance staff; manage call sheets, location releases, shooting schedules and logistics. -Manage several field crews daily and future story shoots.

9/10 – 11/13

Producer – Al Jazeera English

Details
9/10 – 11/13

- Managed pre and post production of story deliverables and edited scripts for best bites using AVID/Adobe Premier - Managed large-scale budgets - Hired and deployed field teams; managed call sheets, shooting schedules, and travel. - Editorially decided which stories to air per day collaborating with executive producers and talent.

6/10 – 8/10

Production Assistant NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams

NBC — News (TV) Details
6/10 – 8/10

-Assisted on field shoots with senior foreign correspondents. -Researched, pitched and chased news lines for the Nightly News and Today Show.

1/05 – 1/08

Associate Producer – Arizona Public Media

Details
1/05 – 1/08

-Filmed and was field associate producer for weekly magazine show, 'Arizona Illustrated.' -Managed and edited audio of program.

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Education

Class of '10

City University London

MA International Journalism
Class of '09

University of Arizona

Journalism, Spanish

My Gear

  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Avid
  • Cannon 50mm f/1.4 lense
  • Cannon 70D
  • Rode Video Mic

Skills

  • Arabic Proficiency
  • budgeting field shoots and hiring freelance staff
  • editing with adobe premier
  • Editing with AVID
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Field producer
  • filming with cannon cameras
  • Multitasker
  • Skilled researcher
  • Spanish fluency
  • Works well in diverse group environments
  • Works well under presser and under deadline