Daoud Kuttab
Director-general of Community Media Network
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Daoud Kuttab is a Palestinian journalist and media activists. Daoud Kuttab is the director-general of Community Media Network (CMN), a not for profit media organization dedicated to advancing independent media in the Arab region. CMN is registered in Jordan and Palestine and administers Radio al Balad in Amman, and www.ammannet.net.

Daoud Kuttab is active in media freedom efforts in the Middle East. He is a regular columnist for the Jordan Times, The Jerusalem Post and the Daily Star in Lebanon. He has co-produced a number of award winning documentaries and children's television programs. His op-ed columns have appeared in the NY Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Daily Telegraph and Shimbum Daily in Tokyo. He has received a number of international awards among them the CPJ Freedom of Expression Award, the IPI World Press Freedom Hero, PEN Club USA Writing Freedom Award, the Leipzig Courage in Freedom Award, and the Next Foundation (UK) Peace through Media Award.


Twitter account is @daouddkuttab