Mounira Al Hmoud is the Editor-in-Chief for the international news channel i24News bureau in Washington D.C.
Prior to joining i24News, Mounira was an independent multimedia news reporter and producer for Francophone and Anglophone media in Washington focusing predominantly on US politics. Most recently she covered the 2016 presidential campaign for French news channel Canal Plus / I-tele. The Boston Bomber Trial, the 2012 and 2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions are among the high-profile assignments she has covered.
A graduate of The American University of Paris and Boston University’s College of Communication, Mounira began her journalism career in Boston as a Statehouse correspondent for the MetroWest Daily News and later as a multimedia editor for The Christian Science Monitor‘s Science section as well as a freelance editor for the largest francophone magazine in the U.S., France-Amérique.
Based in the nation’s capital for over five years, she first covered the Vermont delegation in the U.S. Congress for the Barre-Monpelier Times Argus, earning a Boston University scholarship for her coverage. She has also contributed to The National Law Journal / Legal Times and was a multimedia editor at the English desk of Agence France-Presse.
She is fully bilingual in French and English and has a conversational level in Spanish and Arabic. What she enjoys the most in her work is human and social interaction, as well as breaking down complex stories through their impact on real people. And yes, she does get out of the Beltway for that.
She also shares her thoughts on media and politics on her blog French Subtitles
Click on these links to read her clips, articles published in The MetroWest Daily News, The Christian Science Monitor, The Times Argus, France-Amérique, and The National Law Journal / Legal Times, And don’t forget to take a look at her resume.