New Editor-in-Chief for Al Bayan

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Muna Bu-Samra has been appointed Editor-in Chief of Al Bayan newspaper, becoming the second female Editor-in Chief of a national newspaper in the UAE.

Bu-Samra joins the Arabic broadsheet from her role as Director of the Dubai Press Club, with Aysha Taryam of The Gulf Today the country’s other female newspaper Editor-in Chief.

Her appointment was made as part of a major reshuffle at Dubai Media Incorporated, with former Editor-in-Chief of Emirates 24/7, Riyad Mickdady, also joining Al Bayan as Executive Editor-in-Chief.

Other changes announced at the newspaper include:

Taleb Shaheen - Managing Editor of Local Affairs
Fadhileh al-Muaini – Managing Editor of Arab & International Affairs
Ibrahim Al-Hisawi - Editorial Director of Technical Affairs
Moza Fikri – Editorial Manager of Digital Media
Mohammad Aljoker - Public Relations & Media Consultant
Fatma Ahmad Al Falasi - Head of Creative
Zaher Al Ali - Head of Local Affairs
Khaled Huwaidi - Head of Editorial Content Support
Mohamed Kamal Najmi - Head of Production and Technical Support
Alyaziya AlBadwawi - Deputy Head of Translation Section
Abdulla Al Matroushi - Photographer