About me

June 2010 – Freelance journalist in Beirut

August 2007 – May 2010: Journalist and host with the Danish Broadcasting Corporation

August 2006 – August 2007: Journalist with the daily newspaper Nyhedsavisen

November – December 2005: Journalist with the daily newspaper B.T.

May 2005 – May 2010: Stringer for L.A. Times in Denmark

April 2005: B.A. in Journalism from the University of Southern Denmark

June 2000: Graduated high school from Rysensteen Gymnasium

August 1987 – June 1997: Pupil in the English department of Bernadotteskolen

Other interesting facts:

– I was born in Beirut in 1981, but moved to Denmark in 1985

– I speak Danish and English fluently, an ok German and hopefully soon a lot of Arabic

– I love (in no particular order) Yves Saint Laurent, baking cakes, ducks, arguing with my younger big brother, watching 80’s chick-flicks, F.C. København – and zombies

– I have actually read ‘War and Peace’

– I was awarded  ‘Honorary Mention’ by the Anna Lindh Foundation for the article ‘Equality in the Name of Islam’ published in Information 8. March 2006

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One Response to About me

  1. Helle Duus Alex says:

    I recently stumbled over you on the internet, in my search for like-minded women of this world.

    I founded an organization named SistaEnable (Sustainable :)) and I hope you will join me on Facebook and spread the word.

    I have come up with a hand sign of W to peacefully signal the world that

    World Wide
    Women Want
    Win-Win

    It was used on bridges across the world on March 8th 2011.

    Please have a look here:

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/SistaEnable/165807113471747

    WOMEN are HALF of democracy!
    We can all help each other to a better world ❤

    Best regards,

    Helle Duus Alex
    Denmark.

    (feel free to befriend me on FB too)

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