Biography Profile / Wiki Information
- On her LinkedIn profile bio Salma Abdelaziz writes that she is a 2018 AIB Breakthrough Talent winner and three-time Emmy award-winning international field producer for CNN, specializing in breaking news, Middle East affairs, and exclusive multi-platform content.
- Based in London, Salma is a Peabody-award-winning and Emmy-nominated Middle East Editor on CNN’s International Desk, the network’s newsgathering operation hub.
- Abdelaziz has been part of many dramatic reports during her career at CNN. Her field-producing assignments have included the coup of President Mohamed Morsy and subsequent crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo, 2013, demonstrations in Turkey’s Taksim Square, and the Syrian refugee influx in Lebanon, among other news events. Salma receives many positive endorsements on her skills for being an excellent journalist.
- As per Joe Sterling, a retired CNN newsman Salma is knowledgeable, intelligent, and savvy in her reporting and writing. And she’s something of an expert at social media. Her articles hit close to the heart for the sheer pain of stark reality that it portrays while reporting on the ground. She has worlds of potential, and CNN benefits greatly from her many skills and acumen for reporting.
- Not much is known about Salma’s family background or other family members.
Qualifications and Education :
- Salma holds a B.S. in International Affairs from Georgia Tech and has also completed an M.A. in Mass Communication from Georgia State University.
Interesting Facts :
- Salma is an Egyptian native by birth.
- Some of her most famous articles that have been featured on CNN’s website include “Till death do us part: Marriage destroyed by war” and “Syrian children dying of hunger.
- Salma has also reported and produced for CNN from Egypt and Gaza.
- She is a fluent speaker of Arabic.
- She juggles the many assignments that come her way during a grueling shift in a dogged, well-coordinated, and patient manner. Her expertise in the workings of the Arab world stands out for everyone to see, and she is familiar with a gamut of other topics.