Buzzfeed is beefing up its foreign coverage with new correspondents in the Middle East. In Cairo, the Big Buzz will place Sheera Frenkel, a heavyweight foreign reporter currently with The Times of London, NPR and McClatchy. Diaa Hadid of the Associated Press remarked, "Congratulations to Sheera Frenkel @sheeraf for the Buzzfeed job. Crack reporter, smart investigative journalist, compelling writer." Meanwhile, Frenkel tweeted of her new job, "Just a couple hours in and I'm loving my gig @Buzzfeed. Damn people, way to make a girl feel welcome via Gifs...@MiriamElder @BuzzFeedBen." We'd expect nothing less from Buzzfeed!

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