Hebah is a serial entrepreneur and journalist. She built micro-finance and incubation programs for small businesses in the GCC and the States. She is currently based between Dubai and Seattle.
Alex graduated from Falmouth University in the UK in 2014 and worked as a photojournalist in the UAE and UK for four years after that, shooting for people like the The New York Times, The Guardian and Monocle. In 2016, he started experimenting with audio storytelling, and joined Kerning Cultures in 2018.
EDITOR + PRODUCER
Dana is a Lebanese-American documentary producer, journalist and storyteller. She's previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, Al Jazeera America and the United Nations. She fell in love with podcasts in 2011 and dreams of one day reading the credits on Radiolab.
Shahd Bani Odeh
ARABIC EDITOR + PRODUCER
Shahd is a journalist, script writer, storyteller and researcher with over 10+ years of experience in broadcasting, media reporting, and content-creation for cultural heritage. Shahd is highly skilled in news editing, creative writing, documentary making, story treatment and translation. She’s passionate about producing international podcasts and always seeking a human story to tell from around the world.
Bella comes from a creative marketing background, working on ad campaigns for brands like Pepsi, American Express, and Charity: Water. She is currently based in New York, also pursuing her MA in Gender Studies at The New School, with a focus on Egyptian American culture.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Nasri is a British-Lebanese writer, documentary host, producer & media entrepreneur. The past 10 years of his career have been spent working with brands & media companies from the Arab world, across journalism, music, film, digital, art, and now podcasting. His writing has appeared in GQ, The Guardian, Little White Lies, Monocle & he is a regular guest on the BBC Arts Hour.
Nadeen is a journalist, editor, and storyteller, and a native of Cairo, Egypt. Nadeen pursued her M.A. in both the Journalism and Middle East Studies programs at New York University and has worked in publishing, podcasting, and documentary filmmaking. She is passionate about anything Middle Eastern and writes on whatever sparks her interest.
Zeina has recently completed an MPhil in Development Studies at the University of Cambridge. She’s especially interested in decolonial and gender theory, and the intersections between them. She’s currently based in London, where she spends her free time going to gigs, visiting galleries, and trying to train her new puppy.
As the CEO of PRX, Kerri Hoffman has played a key role in the building and evolution of PRX, and led the launch of Radiotopia, The Moth Radio Hour, Reveal and recently managed all aspects of PRX’s merger with Public Radio International. For 15 years, PRX has operated public radio’s largest distribution marketplace, offering thousands of shows including This American Life, The Moth Radio Hour and Reveal. Named one of Fast Company’s "Ten Most Innovative Companies in Media" in both 2015 and 2017, the company has pioneered new approaches to technology and talent.