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Jamal Dajani جمال

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Location: San Francisco, CA US
Website: http://www.jamaldajani.com
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JAMAL DAJANI is an award winning producer and Senior Director of Middle Eastern Programming at Link TV. Since 2001 he has produced more than 1,800 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 produced and directed 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. He was also a consultant for PBS Frontline World's 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 blogs regularly on The Huffington Post, he co-hosts Arab Talk on KPOO radio, and contributes to the Listening Post on Al Jazeera English. Dajani is a board member of New America Media, the largest collaboration of ethnic news organizations in the U.S. He is also a San Francisco Human Rights Commissioner, appointed by Mayor Gavin Newsom. Prior to this, he served on the Immigrant Rights Commission (2005-2009) where he was elected chair in 2008. He served for two years (2003-2004) as President of the Arab Cultural & Community Center in San Francisco. Dajani graduated from Columbia University in New York City with a B.A. degree in Political Science. He is fluent in Arabic and English, and conversant in Hebrew and French. Awards: 64th Annual Peabody Award- Producer, Mosaic 10th Annual Webby Awards Honoree- Producer, Mosaic ACCC- Community Service Award- 2005 New California Media -Special Achievement Award- 2003 S.F. Immigrant Rights Commission- Certificate