Sarah Al Mojaddidi is a broadcast journalist, producer and analyst with nine years of experience in print/broadcast journalism ( Egypt, Tunis, Aarhus, Oslo, Greece) and a double-masters in media studies with a specialization in war and conflict journalism. She covered Tunisia and Egypt’s first free legislative/presidential elections for Persia’s global news network. Produced and edited controversial documentary ‘The Islamic Awakening in Tunisia with an Electoral Twist’ (2011). She has reported Egypt’s growing anti-sexual harassment initiatives for Channel News Asia-Singapore and the plight of FGM in Egypt for Citizen TV, which won best feature award ’13.
Mojaddidi applied for and won a European Commission scholarship to pursue the Erasmus Mundus Masters in media and globalization. While reading for her masters at the University of Wales, She conducted a content analysis of how mainstream media framed the role of social networks during Egypt’s 2011 Revolution. Findings were then published in master’s dissertation ‘ To Tweet or not to Tweet’.
Recently the Arab News Agency, (ANA) invited Mojaddidi to host MENA’s first Journalism Forum,(MJF) where she trained mid-career journalists, bloggers and ombudsmen in a series of workshops: authenticating news sources, social ethos of social media and war reporting do’s and don’ts while reporting on the field. She currently works for the Royal Saudi Embassy in CAIRO.