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Nabeelah Shabbir

London, UK
Freelance Journalist and Editorial Consultant

Journalism & languages. Into #keepitintheground, EU-Balkans-et al. Views mine (Pic © fbarca)

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Biography

Ten years between pan-European citizen journalism magazine cafebabel.com and The Guardian.

Lately: writing, reporting, editing and translating for/ with refugee journalism comics project (Deutscher Comicverein e.V.), 'The Future of Britain Project', Financial Times, London, 'Global Diaspora Day',...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I had a year of media experiences, but technically I am still in my first job - editor of the English linguistic version of cafebabel.com

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! I wrote my 'early novels' on one

How is social media changing news?

By allowing itself to be a part of it

Awards

European Young Journalist Award

2008 - EU Enlargement
The competition aimed to encourage young Europeans to reflect on and share their views about enlargement in the EU and to showcase their talent as writers. It attracted over 400 participants and was open to journalists in all EU member states and accession countries. The European Young Journalist Award was organised jointly by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Enlargement and the European Youth Press

British Journalism Award - team award

2015 - Editorial campaign
Campaign of the Year Winner: The Guardian for Keep it in the Ground “An epic piece of journalism conducted on an international scale and on a difficult subject. The Keep it in the Ground climate change campaign was hugely ambitious, reverberated around the world and had tangible results”