Arabic: low advanced in Levantine dialect & MSA                                    Italian: native and bilingual

Spanish: fluent; spent gap year (2010-2011) in Madrid, Spain                  French: high advanced


  • Experienced in editing with Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro X & Adobe Premiere
  • Proficient filming with DSLR and EX Sony 100
  • Well-versed in use of ENPS


CBS News, New York, NY -- 08/2015-Present

Broadcast Associate at CBS This Morning (02/2016-Present)

  • Continuously pitching and assembling stories for the eyeopener under a tight deadline
  • Gathering footage from social media, domestic & foreign partners, and the CBS archives
  • Monitoring our competitors' shows in order to stay ahead of stories and video sources

News Associate at CBS Newspath (08/2015-02/2016)

    • Managed archive requests from domestic and international clients for CBS Newspath
    • Edited footage to bolster CBS's archives for our clients

    Ark Media, New York, NY -- 01–04/2015


    • Conducted archival and investigative research in Arabic, French, Italian & English for ‘Finding Your Roots’
    • Provided assistance and supervised scripts on location during shoots

      CNN International, Abu Dhabi, UAE -- 02–04/2014


      • Contributed archival research for 'Inside the Middle East' & 'Connect the World with Becky Anderson'
      • Observed newsroom and assisted while show aired live, both in the bureau & on shoots


      New York UniversityFaculty of Arts & ScienceNew York, NY  --  Graduated: 05/15

      B.A. in Global Liberal Studies; Concentration in Contemporary Culture and Creative Production

      Minor in Arabic & additional coursework in Documentary Film at Tisch School of the Arts

      Thesis: "Watching Me, Watching You: Discovering & Interacting with Muslimah YouTubers" (video installation)

      GPA: 3.9/4.0

                    NYU Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates -- Academic Year 2013-2014

                    NYU Paris, France -- Academic Year 2011-2012


        International Journalism Festival: Panel Speaker & Moderator, Perugia, Italy -- 05/2015

        US Department of State: Critical Language Scholarship for Arabic Study

        • Amman, Jordan -- 06-08/2015
        • Tangier, Morocco -- 06-08/2014

        New York University:

        • Curry Travel Award -- 01/2015
        • Dean's Thesis Research Grant -- 12/2014
        • Global Internship Grant -- 05/2014
        • Guen International Study Scholarship -- 07/2013