Yehia Ghanem

I have been journalist for the past 29 years. Former editor of Al- Ahram newspaper and for 18 years, I was the paper's war correspondent.

Education
Post Graduate Studies, Boston University (1992)
Post Graduate Studies, Journalism, Cairo University (1984)
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, Cairo University (1982)


Experience
Resident fellow at school of journalism, City University of N.Y. ( CUNY ) September 2013 – June 2015
Chairman of the Board, Al-Hilal Media House September 2012 - December 2013
Managing Editor and Supervisor, Al-Ahram Int’l Newspaper June 2011 – September 2012
Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Al-Ahram 2005 - 2011
Diplomatic Editor and Senior Writer, Al-Ahram 2006 - 2011
South Africa Bureau Chief, Al-Ahram 1999 - 2005
Roving War Correspondent, Al-Ahram ( Afghanistan ) 1996 – 1999
Bosnia War Correspondent, Al-Ahram 1992 - 1995
Yemen Correspondent, Al-Ahram April - August 1994
Yugoslavia War Correspondent, Al-Ahram ( Serbia & Croatia ) 1991 - 1992
Senior Reporter of Arab/Israeli Affairs, Al-Ahram 1989 - 1990
Senior Foreign Editor, Al-Wafd Newspaper 1987 - 1989

Books
I Was There: A Journal of A War Correspondent in Bosnia 1993, Dar Al-I'tisam
What’s Going On in Asia? The Impact of Nuclear tests by Pakistan and India
on the Strategic Balance 1997, Al-Ahram
Media Disinformation: A study on Iraq, Libya, Egypt and Bosnia 1995, Dar Al-Khayel
A True Account of the Arab-Israeli Arms Reduction Negotiations 1999, Dar Al-Khayel


Affiliations
Egyptian Journalist Syndicate International Organization of Journalists South African Association of Foreign Correspondents Senior Mentor and Trainer, International Center for Journalists (Egypt & Middle East) Visiting Lecturer in Investigative Journalism, The Canadian University

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