Women's leadership representation in the independent journalism sector in the Arab world is high especially when compared to their representation within the leadership of mainstream media. How does th...
Diana Moukalled is the co-founder and Managing Editor of Daraj, an independent media platform launched in 2017 which addresses controversial issues that are underreported in the Arab region. She is also a columnist and a media and gender trainer.
Diana is considered a prominent voice for the defense of human and women’s rights, with her extensive experience in both traditional and digital media. Diana is one of the leading female war correspondents in the Arab world. Her trips to conflict zones took her since the early nineties to Iraq, Afghanistan, and Yemen, in addition to many other destinations she covered for Through the Naked Eye, a series she produced and directed for Future TV. Her areas of expertise include documentary filmmaking, news writing and reporting, editing and TV production. She is the winner of the 2022 WAN-IFRA Women in News Editorial Leadership Award for the Arab region.
She graduated from the Lebanese University in 1991 (Faculty of Journalism).