Jehan is an Egyptian-American TV journalist, commentator and filmmaker.  Her media work, including multimedia news producing, university teaching, broadcasting, writing, and filmmaking, spans America, Europe and the Middle East. Jehan is passionate about covering underrepresented stories on human rights, social justice,  religion, and the environment.
Jehan is a Progressive Women’s Voices fellow at Jane Fonda’s Women’s Media Center in NYC. She’s also a fellow of the 2010 BAVC’s internationally recognized New Media Technologies lab in San Francisco, and the CPB/PBS Producers Academy at WGBH in Boston. Jehan won national awards, including Link TV/One Nation Many Voices award for best documentary on American-Muslim women, the prestigious Writers Guild of America-East’s John Merriman Award in New York, as well as the Christopher’s Making a Difference Award.
Jehan earned her M.A. in International Broadcast Journalism & Public Affairs from American University in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of the American University in Cairo, Egypt, where she was a journalist and radio broadcaster. Jehan was born in Kuwait.
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Jehan S. Harney