Sharif Abdel Kouddous
November 6-7, 2013
Sharif Abdel Khouddous is an independent multimedia journalist. For eight years he served as a senior producer, co-host, and correspondent for the independent TV/radio news hour Democracy Now! and he remains a frequent contributor to the program. He has written for The Nation, Foreign Policy, The Progressive, Al-Ahram Weekly, and Al-Masry Al Youm, and has appeared on numerous national and international TV programs, including MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, The Ed Schultz Show, and Hardball with Chris Matthews, and on Al Jazeera English. He was the 2012 recipient of the Izzy Award, named for muckraking journalism I.F. Stone, an honor he shared with the Center for Media and Democracy.