Raghida Haddad

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Personal information

Title: 
Executive Editor, Journalist

Contact information (private)

Personal email address: 
raghida_haddad@yahoo.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Al-Bia Wal-Tanmia Magazine
Postbox: 
113-5474
Address: 
Echmoun bldg., Damascus Road
Postal code: 
1103-2040
Landline: 
961 1 321800
Fax: 
961 1 321900
Mobile phone: 
961 3 201607
Work email address: 
raghida@mectat.com.lb

Education

Bachelor in Science, 1975, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
Lebanese Baccalaureat II, 1971, National College of Choueifat (SABIS), Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Environmental Journalism
Science Journalism Training
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

Executive Editor, 1996 - present, Al-Bia Wal-Tanmia (Environment & Development) magazine.

Manager, 1996 - present, Technical Publications.

Managing Editor, 1979 - 1993, Al-Mukhtar (the Arabic edition of The Reader’s Digest).

Lecturer on Media Translation, 1990 - 2004, Saint - Joseph University.

Mentor, 2006 - 2009, World Federation of Science Journalists.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the Lebanese Federation of Press, 1988 - present.

Founding Member of Lebanon Mountain Trail Association, 2006 - present.

Founding Member of the Lebanese Association of Appropriate Technology, 2002 - present.

Productions

Major achievements: 

Only Arab journalist to have participated with international scientists in a journey to the Arctic witnessing the ice meltdown and global warming, summer 2008.

Editor of several books about environmental issues and environmental education.

Awards and Distinctions

Earth Journalism Award, by Internews (the global media organization), 2009.