FT reporter Al Omran leaving to focus on newsletter
Financial Times reporter Ahmed Al Omran is leaving the newspaper to focus on his newsletter that reports on news in Saudi Arabia.
He joined the FT in December 2017.
Al Omran also covered the Middle East and Saudi Arabia for The Wall Street Journal.
He was born and raised in Hofuf, eastern Saudi Arabia, and graduated with a master’s degree in digital media from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
He has worked for the National Public Radio in Washington before returning to his home country where he launched the site Riyadh Bureau. Before that, his blog Saudi Jeans was one of the most well-known and long standing blogs in the Middle East.