My Professional Experience
Writer, Producer Feature Screenplay “Across the oceans” (working title) April 2014- current
Executive Producer for “Top Secret” Natural Star PH, Al An TV Dubai. November 2013- April 2014
• Political weekly show on Syria’s war: on location shooting in Turkey, Egypt, Dubai, and Lebanon.
• Hosting guests from opposition and pro-regime politicians, artists, journalists & activists most of whom in exile.
• Attracting new viewership opposing the channel’s politics and views.
Senior Producer. Mercury Media, Beirut, Lebanon. February 2012- March2013
• Part of launch of digital platform ”M” to host premium Lebanese & Pan Arab Content in a digital store & Web TV.
• Developed and supervised original & outsourced productions (digital & audio visual)
• Assessed programming & production value for acquisitions/ production departments.
Media Consultant – Producer. Lebanese Diva Magida Al Roumi Beirut, Lebanon. September 2011- April 2012
Latest Ghazal CD cover concept, photo shoot & portfolio after 5 years of absence.
Freelance Associate Producer and Media Consultant
• The World Bank, Washington DC, USA. The World Bank Annual Meetings event
• Zinda Multi Media INC, Washington DC, USA
Senior Producer. Rotana Music TV, Beirut, Lebanon (HRH Walid Bin Talal Network) Nov ’08- December 2009
• Worked closely with General Manager, Head of Programming, Marketing Department & Rotana Record Label.
• Supervised Multi-million $ Endemol’s M.E Reality, “The Manager”
• Managed two celebrity entertainment shows promoting Rotana label stars.
Agency TV Producer, MENA Region. Grey Worldwide, Beirut, Lebanon. September 2007 - May 2008
• Handled P&G top shelf products (Downy & Fairy DWL, Pantene & Miss Clairol)
• Developed budget, worked with agency client servicing, creative director & client APM from STB to Post.
Producer-Director. Middle East Broadcasting Network, Washington DC, USA January 2004 - June 2007
• Produced Live coverage of Emmys ‘05-’06 , Golden Globes ‘05-’06 & The Grammies ’06
• Produced-Directed over 150 taped studio & on location episodes of the movie show Cinemagazine.
• Performed red carpet interviews with celebrities at major film festivals, Cannes or publicity tours.
• Directed over 150 studio Live to Tape episodes Seasons, a social show for Alhurra Iraq Stream.
• Produced-Directed over 150 taped studio & on location episodes of the fashion show Azrar.
Early Career AD, AP, Non-linear Editor, TD& Director. Future TV, Beirut, Lebanon. 1999- 2003
Hollywood Film Institute, New York: Certified Director & Line Producer-Producer’s Diploma.
Lebanese American University, Beirut: BA in Communication Arts (RA/TV& Film).
• Television executive with over 13 years’ experience in production and directing.
• Drove ratings increases by revitalizing stale formats or developing successful new ideas.
• International & diverse cultural background, unique creative flair.
• Multi lingual (English/Arabic/French).
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