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Amr Eleraqi

About Amr Eleraqi

Executive director and editor for the international award-winning data journalism team, InfoTimes, and pioneered data-driven storytelling in the region.

Lecturer at the American University in Cairo (AUC) where I teach ‘Data for Media’. I am also a data consultant for the World Bank and contributes to the data literacy program in the MENA region. I have over 15 years of experience in the field of journalism (print, TV and online).

Throughout the years, I trained thousands of journalists across the MENA region in collaboration with various prominent organizations such as BBC Media Action, Internews Europe, DW Academy, and Free Press Unlimited. In 2016, I authored his first book ‘The Fundamentals of Data Journalism’, which was published in Arabic by Al-Arabi for Publishing and Distribution.

The following year, I published his second book ‘Data Journalism Handbook to Covering Human Rights Issues’, which was published by Journalists for Human Rights organization.