Thursday, August 16, 2012

Meet the 2012 Daniel Pearl Fellows

You are invited to the following event:

Presentations August 23 at the Los Angeles Press Club by the Daniel Pearl Fellows, Aida Ahmed of Malaysia and Adnan Rashid of Pakistan. The program, moderated by Rob Eshman, is open to the public with no admission fee.

Aida Ahmad, 34, (Malaysia) is working at the Los Angeles Times. She has been a reporter for The Star in Kuala Lumpur since 2010, covering daily news and current issues in Kuala Lumpur and the surrounding areas with a focus on federal and state governments, as well as local council issues, policies, and politics.

Adnan Rashid, 30, (Pakistan) the inaugural Pearl-Shahzad Fellow, is working at the Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, MA, where Danny began his journalism career, and for public radio station WAMC in Albany, NY. In Pakistan, Rashid works for IMEDIA as a senior producer, leading a team of radio journalists in the KPK province and federal tribal areas, focusing on social issues. He is also a contributor to the BBC Outlook.

Rob Eshman is the editor of Jewish Journal.

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