Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Department of Middle Eastern Studies

The Way I See It: Reflections of an Arab-American Journalist on the Middle East, Media, and the State of Journalism

Institute for Communication on Media in the Middle East presents Ayman Mohyeldin

Thu, April 24, 2014 | BMC 5.102 Reception to follow at the Littlefield House

5:00 PM

Ayman Mohyeldin is a Foreign Correspondent for NBC News based in Cairo.

Prior to joining NBC, Ayman was a correspondent for Al Jazeera English based in Cairo where he was at the epicenter of Arab uprisings covering the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt. 

From May 2008 until May 2010, Ayman was the only foreign broadcast journalist based in the Gaza Strip. During the 2008/2009 War on Gaza, he was the only American journalist reporting live from Gaza. 

In 2011, Time Magazine named Ayman as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. For his reporting, Ayman has won a Peabody Award, the UK’s Cutting Edge Media Award and Argentina’s prestigious Perfil International  Press Freedom Award. He has received multiple Emmy nominations throughout his career. 

Ayman was born in Cairo, Egypt but grew up in between the US and the Middle East. 

Sponsored by: The Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Department of Journalism

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