Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Shadi Rahimi is a multimedia journalist currently in Cairo, Egypt. She is filming a documentary, Boys of the Bullet, about the Egyptian revolution as experienced by several Ultras football fans. She also reports for Al-Monitor, copy-edits for The Cairo Post/Youm7 and writes TV scripts. One of her hobbies is street photography.
She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of California at Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in media studies from the University of San Francisco. For her work she has been awarded the Kathryn Davis Fellowship for Peace, the Chips Quinn Fellowship, and the Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Journalism.
Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Al Jazeera, The Huffington Post, Mother Jones, Rolling Stone Middle East, St. Petersburg Times, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Oakland Tribune, Turnstyle News, New America Media, Indian Country Today.
For a decade she co-directed a nonprofit she co-founded, Seventh Native American Generation (SNAG), which trains Native American youth in media production. In 2009 she helped organize a delegation of Native Americans who traveled to Palestinian refugee camps, where she led blogging and writing workshops. She later worked for three years as the Communications Director for the W. Haywood Burns Institute, a nonprofit that advocates for human rights in the American juvenile justice system.
Amid the unrest in Egypt, she reported from Cairo, where she also worked as a manager for the award-winning website 18DaysinEgypt.com, training Egyptians in citizen journalism. She also works as a media and social media consultant.
- Audio capture
- Breaking news
- Military embed
- Video capture
- Video editing