FORA.tv Speaker - Jamal Dajani

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Biography

Jamal Dajani is an award winning producer and Senior Director of Middle Eastern Programming at Link TV. Born and raised in Jerusalem, Dajani completed his early studies at College des Freres and attended Columbia University in New York City, where he received a B.A. degree in Political Science. Since 2001 he has produced more than 1,600 installments of Mosaic: World News from the Middle East, winner of the prestigious Peabody Award. In 2006, Dajani launched The Mosaic Intelligence Report monthly newsletter and MIR weekly videos, adding more in-depth and below the radar Middle East news analysis to Mosaic. Dajani has worked on several television productions, including Occupied Minds, a documentary shedding light on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and Who Speaks for Islam?, both of which aired on Link TV and PBS stations. Recently he was a consultant for PBS Frontline World War of Ideas and author of The Arab Media Revolution. Dajani is a frequent guest on several national and international media broadcast networks and has published numerous articles on the Middle East in many print and electronic media outlets. He is the co-host of Arab Talk on KPOO radio, a contributor to the Listening Post on Al Jazeera English and serves on the board of New America Media, the largest collaboration of ethnic news organizations in the U.S. Dajani served for two years (2003-2004) as President of the Arab Cultural & Community Center in San Francisco. In 2005, he was appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom to the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission where he serves as Acting Chair.

2 Programs

Palestinian Struggles for Nationality

02.19.09 | 01:05:37 min | 2 comments

Abbas Milani and Barbara Slavin: Inside Iran

02.12.08 | 00:44:37 min | 2 comments