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Evening Conversation with Ghida Fakhry

Updated: Nov 9, 2020

We are honoured to announce that Grimshaw will host an evening conversation and Q&A Ghida Fakhry on Friday, 9th October (MT Week 2). We'll discuss Ghida's career as a journalist and a woman in the field, how she prepares for interviews and moderating panels in global forums, the rise of fake news and advice for students who want to pursue a similar career with time for questions, so come along!

Register to attend this awesome event here (access in bio) http://bit.ly/GrimshawGhida

Learn more about Ghida:

Ghida Fakhry is an international broadcast journalist with over 20 years experience as a reporter, news anchor, columnist/opinion writer and moderator. She is currently based in Washington DC and presents a current affairs program for international broadcaster TRT World. She is also a contributor to the Huffington Post and a regular moderator at UN conferences and other global forums.

A passionate journalist, Ghida started her career as a Political Correspondent for a leading UK-based Middle East newspaper before moving into television news. As New York Bureau Chief for Aljazeera, she covered the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and its aftermath. She reported on-location from Iraq and Afghanistan following the US-led invasion in 2003, and conducted in-depth interviews with senior US officials, including Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Secretary of State Colin Powell.

Ghida Fakhry has also reported extensively from the United Nations in New York, covering the Security Council and annual sessions of the General Assembly. She travelled with Secretary-General Kofi Annan throughout the Middle East and Africa, and conducted several in-depth interviews with him throughout his 10-year tenure. She also interviewed several Heads of State/Government including Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi, Israeli President Shimon Peres, Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, among many others.

For more information about Ghida's work visit her website at http://www.ghidafakhry.com/

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