Zeina Khodr

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Zeina Khodr is a broadcast journalist for the Al Jazeera English channel.


Khodr has been a news correspondent, in national and international news, for over 15 years. She has worked for several news organizations, including: Al Jazeera's online, Arabic-language and English services, Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), Emirates Dubai Television, the BBC World Service, and CNN. [1]

Al Jazeera English

Khodr has worked for Al Jazeera English since it launched, in 2006.[2] After reporting from Pakistan and Afghanistan, she came to international prominence as one of the first correspondents to enter Tripoli in 2011.

Now a senior correspondent for the Near East, Khodr reports from the Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.[3] Though not styled a war correspondent, her permanent presence on the ground, in a region of continual unrest, ensures a regular place on the front-line of conflict; her reports are frequently made in protective flak jacket and combat helmet, and often to a background of gunfire.[4]



Khodr was educated at the American Community School (ACS), in Beirut, and at the American University of Beirut, where she earned her BA in political science in 1994.[7]