Mohamed Omar

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Mohamed Omar
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Mohamed Omar
Native name محمد عمر
Born Mohamed Omar Mohamed ElAfifi
(1991-09-20) 20 September 1991 (age 25)
Cairo, Egypt
Nationality Egyptian
Alma mater Cairo University
Occupation Digital Media consultant and Digital Managing Editor
Years active 2008 – present

Mohamed Omar (in Arabic: محمد عمر) is an Egyptian journalist and digital media consultant. Since April 2016, he works as a Consultant for Content Partnerships at Twitter[1][2][3] in Egypt after serving as Managing Editor,[4] the leading Arabic-language entertainment news portal in the Arab region Category, for three years.[5][6][7][8]


Mohamed Omar was born in Cairo. He was awarded as the best journalist student at the school when he was 12 years old.[9] Omar studied History and graduated from Faculty of Arts, Cairo University, in 2012.


Mohamed Omar started his journalistic career early at the age of sixteen in 2008, at Washwasha, an entertainment tabloid, he worked at Youth Department then moved to the Entertainment Department where he succeeded to interview many Arabic stars; Tamer Hosny, Mohamed Hamaki, Angham, Samira Said, Rami Ayach, Samo Zaen, Myriam Fares, Amr Adib, Mohamed Aboutrika, and many others. Before joining, Omar worked as a TV reporter in several well-known Arab media, including Ara and Laha Magazine. He also worked as TV reporter at The Egyptian Radio and Television Union (ERTU) for the TV show Shawshara -the Egyptian version of The Insider (TV series)- then he joined Nile TV for few months (May 2010 to January 2011).

When he turned 21, he took the position of editor in chief in the website in April 2013. Recently he started to work with Twitter at the age of 24.

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