Mounira Al Hmoud is the Editor-in-Chief for i24News bureau in Washington D.C.
Before joining i24News, she was an independent multimedia news reporter and producer for Francophone and Anglophone outlets in Washington focusing predominantly on US politics. Her latest work includes covering 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.
After graduating from The American University of Paris in 2011, she moved to the U.S. to study political reporting at Boston University’s College of Communication which led her to the nation’s capital.
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.
In 2012, she covered the Massachusetts Legislature as the statehouse correspondent for the MetroWest Daily News and the Vermont delegation in the U.S. Congress in D.C. for the Barre-Monpelier Times Argus, when Sen. Bernie Sanders was not an object of curiosity for Millenials and still available for interviews. She has contributed to The National Law Journal / Legal Times and was a multimedia editor intern at the French international news agency Agence France-Presse in 2014.
Her work in Paris included an internship at a major multilingual news channel, France24, and an online magazine at Glamourparis.com. While in Boston, she contributed to The Christian Science Monitor‘s Science section and to the largest francophone magazine in the U.S., France-Amérique.
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.