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Amr Sherif Ahmed Youssef Managing Editor/Arabic-English Translator/TEFL English Teacher

Cairo, Egypt Curriculum-Vitae-Amr-Elmasry.doc

Curriculum Vitae
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Personal Information:

 

Name:          Amr Sherif Ahmed Youssef (Amr Elmasry)

 

Address:      9, Borg Shrouq, Taqseem al-Riqaba al-Idariya, Bassatine, Maadi, Cairo, Egypt

 

Telephones:           Home 0020227047135 – Mobile 00201005371566

 

E-mail:                   [email protected]

 

Date of Birth:         19th September, 1969

 

Marital Status:        Married, with two children.

 

Nationality:            Egyptian

 

Education:

 

*Bachelor of Social Studies, Cairo University

 

*Professional Certificate in Written Translation from The

American University in Cairo (AUC)

 

* Holder of TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) at the American Academy, accredited by the Atlanta English Institute (AEI), the United States

 

Certificates & Memberships:

 

* Member of the Egyptian Syndicate of Journalists

 

* Member of the Federation of Arab Journalists (FAJ)

 

* Member of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ).

 

* Received a Reuters Foundation training Course

in Beirut, Lebanon in 2003

 

* Obtained TOEFL certificate

 

* Obtained IELTS certificate

 

* Received a Certificate of Appreciation from former Prime Minister of the Netherlands Andreas van Agt for being his personal interpreter during his visit to Cairo, Egypt, in 2006

 

Current Job(s):

 

. Translator /editor at the Middle East News Agency (MENA) since 1995 in the following departments:

 

– MENA Bureau Chief in Ankara, Turkey, for three years (2013-2016)

 

– The daily English–language publication Cairo Press Review (CPR)

 

– The bi-weekly Party Press Review (PPR)

 

– The English Desk

 

 

Professional History:

 

– Translator/Editor for the United Press International (UPI)

 

– Translator/Editor for the Italian news agency ANSA’s economic news bulletin ANSAmed

 

– Chief of the English Desk of the independent Iraqi news agency Aswat al-Iraq – Voices of Iraq – (VOI), launched in 2004 in Egypt, where Iraqi and Egyptian journalists worked together.

 

– Translator/Editor/Reporter at the Japanese Kyodo News Office – Cairo

 

– Editor/Translator at the Muscat-based newspaper Oman Tribune

 

– Editor/Translator at the Chinese news agency Xinhua in Cairo.

 

– Translator/Editor for the Qatari newspaper Al-Arab.

 

– Head of the English service of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT)’s e-bulletin Arab-West Report (AWR).

 

– Translator for Altorjoman, a firm translating the London-based al-Hayat newspaper opinion articles from Arabic into English.

 

– Head of the English service of the e-publication web site http://www.ainalyaqeen.com, a weekly Arab political magazine.

 

– Translator at Amiga Film Subtitling Company.

 

– Translator at Masriya Media Film Subtitling Company.

 

 

* Published articles and opinion pieces:

 

http://thetigris.blog.over-blog.com/article-26471560.html

 

http://www.dostor.org/923466

 

http://www.dostor.org/921181

 

https://www.albawabhnews.com/1538358

https://www.albawabhnews.com/1674662

http://www.ahewar.org/debat/show.art.asp?aid=550652

http://www.ahewar.org/debat/show.art.asp?aid=549965

 

 

* TV appearances as talk show guest, original and special reports and interviews:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ASHfFKaCZM

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIRrix2fesk

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3-WDi5MBGQ&t=33s

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQa287EQhY4

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iehAt_PAZbE

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1uwOT741XU

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3N6Lr21Gt0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfIDltCu79g

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dbcUJoYUf0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ER3035nzOk

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1zPis9F0S0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdFY4FrOPFo

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSvhiBENcx8

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shEEpEEo8po

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89EstSFifQY

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcTYlxIRbNM

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvn2NGTJmCM

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rr9Jgdxlzus

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dbcUJoYUf0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ks_QmMKKW0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=huVX_fBMbY4