Carmel Delshad

Editor and Reporter in Washington, DC

Carmel Delshad

Editor and Reporter in Washington, DC

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Carmel Delshad is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, D.C.

She is currently working as an Editor and Reporter at WAMU 88.5, D.C.'s NPR affiliate.

Previously, she worked at AJ+ as a Senior Social Engagement Producer, where she focused on audience engagement, digital storytelling and social video. She was also in Orlando, Florida, where she was a reporter for WMFE 90.7 FM, Orlando's NPR affiliate.

Carmel was formerly based in Cairo, Egypt. She studied international reporting at The City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism, where she earned a master's of arts degree in journalism, with an emphasis on broadcast and international media.

Carmel is the co-recipient of the 2012 Robert F. Kennedy Europe Journalism Award in the School of Journalism category for I Marched Along, a website featuring interviews with leading Egyptian politicians, activists and civilians on what they believe will be the future of women in Egypt, post-revolution.

Carmel's work has been published in or aired on NPR, Here & Now, World Policy Journal's Blog, PRI's The World, The New Yorker Blog, WUSF 89.7 FM, The Post Internazionale in Italy and in other various publications.

She worked previously as the community manager for the collaborative documentary project, 18 Days in Egypt.

Carmel spent six months in Cairo creating and maintaining Egypt Journalism Project, an exciting new venture that seeks to train young Egyptian citizen journalists with best practices in journalism.

She is passionate about journalism, audio new media storytelling, telling human stories and working with the next generation of newsmakers to better the media environment.

  • Work
    • WAMU 88.5
  • Education
    • MA Journalism, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
    • BA Mass Communications - Honors College, University of South Florida