Al-Monitor names Zaman chief correspondent

Al-Monitor has tapped Amberin Zaman to serve as chief correspondent, based in London. In her new role, she will cover stories on the Middle East and North Africa. Zaman has also reported on geopolitical trends, diplomacy and human rights. Regarding her new role, she said: “I am deeply grateful for the trust placed in me […]

Al-Monitor names Dutton chief biz correspondent in Europe

Jack Dutton has joined Al-Monitor as chief business correspondent, based in Europe. Recently, he was a freelance correspondent at Newsweek, based in South Africa. There, he wrote four stories a day, focused on politics and international affairs. Previously, Dutton was a night editor at The National, a leading English language newspaper based in the Middle East. […]

Snell to join WaPo as embedded video editor on foreign desk

The Washington Post has hired Joe Snell as an embedded video editor on the foreign desk. Snell begins on Jan. 3. Previously, he worked at Al-Monitor as an editorial team member and video editor. He founded the Assyrian Journal, which covers the global Assyrian community through events, profiles and features. He was a reporter at […]

Al-Monitor hires Karam as senior news editor

Joyce Karam has joined Al-Monitor as a senior news editor. Karam was at The National UAE, where she worked as a Washington correspondent and recently, as a senior US correspondent. Karam is an adjunct professor at George Washington University and was with London-based Al-Hayat Newspaper, where she worked for 14 years and served as Washington […]

Al-Monitor appoints Cohen CEO

Al-Monitor, a Washington-based news website providing reporting and analysis from and about the Middle Eastm has hired Greg Cohen as its chief executive officer. Cohen joins from Asoko Insight, Africa’s leading corporate data and virtual deal origination platform, where he was COO. “I am excited to join Al-Monitor and build on its unmatched reputation for […]

Former The Hill journalist Pecquet launches news site

Foreign policy journalist Julian Pecquet has launched a new news site focused on “tracking global influence efforts in the nation’s capital and across the country,” reports Politico. Previously, he was first a congressional correspondent, then Washington editor and recently held the post of special projects editor at Al-Monitor. Before that, he was with The […]