Who Is She

Personal information

Writer and Managing Editor of Television and Radio Magazine
Hala El-Badry
1954

Contact information / Private

Languages

Arabic

Contact information / Work

Television and Media Magazine
Postbox: 
P.O. Box 13
Maspero, Corniche el-Nil, 7th Floor
Phone: 
+2 02 2578 6321
Fax: 
+2 02 2578 6318

Education

Diploma in Journalism, Faculty of Media, 1988
BA, Commerce, Cairo University, 1975

Competences

Creative Writing
Journalism

Work history

Jobs: 
Managing Editor, Television and Media Magazine
Journalist, Rose Al-Youssef Magazine, Baghdad, 1975-1980
Lecturer on her work in international universities, including the University of Chicago, Wayne State University, and the University of Algeria
Honorary office and memberships: 
Guest of Honor, Algerian Book Fair, 2002
General Secretary, Cairo Branch, PEN International
Member, Committee on the Story, Supreme Council of Culture
National swimming chamption for several years, and represented Egypt in several international tournaments
Productions and works: 
Ghiwayat al-Haky [The Lure of Storytelling]. Cairo, General Egyptian Book Organization, 2009.
Imra'a ma [Some Woman]. Cairo: Dar al-Halak, 2001.
Qasr al-Namla [The Ant's Palace]: Short Story Collection. Cairo: General Egyptian Book Organization, 2007.

Awards

Distinctions: 
First woman elected to the board of Television and Media Magazine
Best Novelist, Cairo International Book Fair, 2001