Sabria Jawhar Columnist, Arab News

Sabria Jawhar is a columnist and former Jeddah bureau chief for the English-language daily newspaper Saudi Gazette in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. She also writes weekly for Arabisto.com and is a consultant for Western media covering Saudi Arabia inside the Kingdom.

She is considered one of the leading female journalists in Saudi Arabia. Her news beats included the ministries of Foreign Affairs and Interior and was among only a handful Saudi women to specialize in terrorism coverage during the extremist attacks in Saudi Arabia from 2003 to 2006.

In 2005, she earned a Fellowship at the Korean Press Foundation and Yonsei Communication Research Institute in Seoul, South Korea. In 2007 she was a panelist in the United Nations 15th International Media Seminar on Peace in the Middle East in Tokyo, Japan. She also was a panelist at the Second Saudi Female Media Conference in Riyadh in 2007.

Her columns can also be found at her website www.saudiwriter.blogspot.com and at www.arabisto.com.

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