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Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

HuffPost Live Host/Producer, Middle East Correspondent, The Huffington Post

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin is an Emmy-nominated journalist and correspondent for VICE on HBO. In 2014, Ahmed left HuffPost Live, which he co-created in 2012 and hosted and produced for the live-streaming news network for two years. There, he developed and hosted World Brief, a 30 minute interactive global news show. In 2011, Ahmed co-created, produced and co-hosted Al Jazeera English’s “The Stream,” an award-winning interactive talk show, earning him an Emmy nomination for Most Innovative Program in 2012 for a show about Bahrain's political crisis. Before joining Al Jazeera English, Ahmed worked as a reporter across the Middle East and North Africa. In 2010, he also launched the Doha Tribeca Film Festival and served as a correspondent and Editorial Director for The Doha Film Institute. Before Qatar, Ahmed worked in New York as an interactive producer at PBS’s award-winning documentary series Wide Angle, a producer for The New York Times and as a videographer for PBS’s FRONTLINE/World as well as the Rockefeller Foundation. Ahmed graduated from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism with a specialization in digital media.