I am an experienced translator, journalist and researcher focusing on Iraq and the Middle East. I was working as an interpreter and Reporter for the Los Angeles Times, New York Newsday, CSM, Boston Glob, etc; also worked as a reporter, for a short period, for the ABC and Fixer for the Chicago Tribune.
I have a Bachelor from the Collage of Arts, Mustansiriya University in Baghdad.
Certificate from the Institute of War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) In Journalism, 2003
Journalism training course sponsored by IRIN in Brussels, Belgium 2004
Journalism training to cover the elections in Iraq, Amman/Jordan sponsored by Reuters Foundation, 2005
Certificate from the American University of Cairo (AUC) in Journalism and Mass Media Production (Reuters Foundation) 2006. I have 7 years experience working in the field of translation and writing the reports and stories.
I have 7 years experience in the field of translation from Arabic to English, writing stories, and transcribing the speeches and the interviews of the officials.