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Ahmed Assar

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Television Editor, Asia — Reuters
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Editor Asia - Television @ Reuters. I enjoy golf and I support Liverpool. My views are my own. Retweets aren't endorsements.

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Biography

Ahmed Assar joined Reuters Television in1994 as a producer in Cairo, just as Islamist militants were ramping up their attacks on the Egyptian government. A year later, he was promoted to Senior Producer for Egypt, Libya and Sudan, also looking after RVN’s coverage of Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and...

What was your first job as a journalist?

TV coordinator

Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes

How is social media changing news?

Made news outlets in need to provide intelligent information rather that stating the obvious which anyone with a smartphone or internet can