2016 Jakarta World Forum for Media Development
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Tarek Atia

EMDP (Egypt Media Development Program)
CEO and Founder
Cairo, Egypt
A journalist and early online innovator in Egypt in the late 1990s, Tarek Atia founded web portals cairolive.com and zahma.com, was assistant editor in chief of Al-Ahram Weekly, and has been published in international outlets including The Washington Post and Neue Zurcher Zeitung. Since 2006, he has worked in media development, designing and implementing capacity building programs for more than 6,000 journalists, editors and mangers working in print, broadcast and online. He has also been an adjunct lecturer at Cairo University, the American University in Cairo and the Intajour International Media Academy in Hamburg, Germany. In 2011 he founded and now heads the new media training consultancy EMDP (Egypt Media Development Program), which offers professional development and management consulting to the Egyptian and regional media sector. EMDP also publishes Mantiqti (My Neighborhood), Egypt’s first hyper local print newspaper covering downtown Cairo.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, September 21

12:00 PDT