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Carmel Delshad

Editor/Reporter, WAMU 88.5

English, Arabic

United States

Carmel Delshad is an Editor and Reporter at WAMU 88.5, D.C.’s NPR affiliate.

Previously, she worked at AJ+ as a Senior Social Engagement Producer, where she focused on audience engagement, digital storytelling and social video. She was also in Orlando, Florida, where she was a reporter for WMFE 90.7 FM, Orlando’s NPR affiliate.

Carmel was formerly based in Cairo, Egypt. She studied international reporting at The City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism, where she earned a master’s of arts degree in journalism, with an emphasis on broadcast and international media.

Carmel spent six months in Cairo creating and maintaining Egypt Journalism Project, an exciting new venture that seeks to train young Egyptian citizen journalists with best practices in journalism.

She is passionate about journalism, audio new media storytelling, telling human stories and working with the next generation of newsmakers to better the media environment.