Nada Abdelsamad

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Personal information

Title: 
Senior Correspondent, Trainer

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
BBC World Service
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Mobile phone: 
961 3 363116
Work email address: 
samadnada@hotmail.com

Education

Doctorate degree, 2007 - present, City University, United Kingdom.
Bachelor degree, Journalism, 1988, Lebanese University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Journalism
Political and War News in Iraq and Lebanon
Training
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

Trainer of journalists (TV and Radio), BBC Arabic service.

Professor, Radio Program, Balamand University.

Senior correspondent in Lebanon, 1997 - present, BBC Arabic service.

News editor, 1990 - 1997, New TV.

Reporter, presenter, and news editor, 1986 - 1991, Voice of the People.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Abdelsamad, N. (2009). Wadi Abou Jamil: Stories of the Jews of Beirut. Beirut: Dar An-Nahar.
  • Abdelsamad, N. (1990). Ayyam al-Hijara [Days of Stones]. Beirut: Dar al-Farabi.

Awards and Distinctions

Trophy (Honoring Female War Correspondents), Institute for women’s studies in the Arab world at the Lebanese American University, International Women's Day , 2007.