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Paydesk has 11 journalists in Erbil. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

Our top journalists in Erbil are Majd Helobi and Owen Holdaway.

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Journalists in Erbil



Majd Helobi

Erbil, Iraq
Majd Helobi is a Fixer based in Erbil, Iraq.
Good at Building and developing networks
I work as a specialist in the Middle East. Acts of violence and phenomena of civil wars raging in the region (ISIS and the extremist and non-extremist Islamic groups) where I have language skills that help to Read moretransmit information and cooperate with journalists, researchers, and writers from all over the world.  my work is focused on organizing logistical issues (coordination) and everything the journalist needs from the latest information to exclusive photos, and news.
I work on migration studies, human migration flows, and the development of methods by human smugglers and their causes and effects.  methods found throughout the Middle East to Europe and sometimes internal migration
I work in Iraq, Kurdistan, Yemen, and Libya. Syria. Lebanon
During my years of experience, I have developed working skills in managing projects and organizations and even presenting war crimes investigations as well as classic broad political analysis, and to this day my strong and continuous logistical role allows me to solve complex cases. It is difficult for a normal person to solve.
 self-control and controlling emotions, anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior
Languages
Arabic English Kurdish
Services
Fixing Journalism
Skills
Politics War Reporter Investigative Reporting
+3

Owen Holdaway

Erbil, Iraq
Owen Holdaway is a seasoned freelance journalist with over 15 years of experience in the field, currently based in the Middle East. His work has been featured across a range of prominent media outlets including the BBC, Al Jazeera, ABC Australia, Fairfax Media, Network Ten, CBS, The Sun, The Daily Read moreMail, and France24, among others. With a focus on conflict zones, Owen has dedicated the past five years to reporting on the battle against the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, including the intense nine-month campaign to liberate Mosul and the fall of ISIS's de facto capital, Raqqa.

As a war reporter for The Sun, Owen has become known for his in-depth coverage of the ISIS conflict in Iraq. His reporting has not only shed light on military operations but also on the human stories emerging from the conflict, such as the formation of the all-female Yazidi battalion 'Sun Girls', who took a stand against ISIS atrocities. He has also brought international attention to the tragic consequences of terrorism, exemplified by his coverage of the ISIS suicide bombing in a Baghdad shopping center that claimed over 250 lives.

Currently stationed in Beirut, Lebanon, Owen is equipped with his own video and audio capturing gear, as well as the editing skills and software necessary to produce high-quality reports from the field. His commitment to journalism is evident in his survival of a sniper attack in Mosul, where a colleague was shot but miraculously saved by a GoPro camera. Examples of Owen's impactful work, which continues to highlight the resilience of communities amidst war and terror, can be found on his personal website.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+5

Campbell Macdiarmid

Erbil, Iraq
Freelance journalist interested in conflict and international law; the Middle East and Africa. Currently based in Iraqi Kurdistan covering ISIS conflict, IDP and refugee crisis, energy news. Bylines in Daily Telegraph, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, Maclean's magazine, National Post, The Daily Beast, Read moreSydney Morning Herald, Dallas Morning News, New Zealand Herald, International Business Times, Middle East Eye, IRIN, TRUST.org and others.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+11
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+1
Book

Jan Petersen

Erbil, Iraq
Jan Petersen is a danish journalist writing for the danish daily newspapers JyllandsPosten and Kristeligt Dagblad about the Middle East. He is a contributor to documentary programme P1 Dokumentar, produced by the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. 
He holds a Masters degree in Political Science from Read moreUniversity of Copenhagen as well as a degree in journalism from the Danish Schools of Media and Journalism. He has served as Head of Section at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and taught International Relations Theory at the University of Copenhagen and at the Royal Danish Army Officers Academy. He has numerous peer review publications about Security and the Middle East.
Languages
Danish German English
+1
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+8
Skills
Politics War Reporter Research
+2

Hiwa Osman

Erbil, Iraq
Hiwa Osman is an award-winning Iraqi Kurdish journalist and commentator. He served as media advisor to President Jalal Talabani between 2005 & 2008. He is a leading commentator and analyst on on the politics and media of Kurdistan and Iraq. He is often quoted by the media about Iraq and Kurdistan. Read moreHe worked as reporter and producer for the BBC. He was also the country director for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting in Iraq
Languages
Arabic English Kurdish
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Fact Checking
Book

Lindsay Mackenzie

Erbil, Iraq
Lindsay Mackenzie is a journalist based in Erbil, Iraq.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop News Gathering
+7
Skills
Fact Checking
Book

Adam Lucente

Erbil, Iraq
Multimedia journalist based in Erbil covering Iraq and Syria.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Fact Checking
Skills
War Reporter Fact Checking

Anonymous Undercover

Erbil, Iraq
Private Female is a journalist based in Erbil, Iraq.
Languages
English
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+6
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Natural Disasters
+8

Zilemo Aziz

Erbil, Iraq
I am a producer in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, with a Bachelor degree in Journalism obtained in the Netherlands. I have a broad network and I am a perfectionist. Available for broadcast and print media.
Languages
English Kurdish Dutch
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering Feature Stories
+7
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Fact Checking

Osie Greenway

Erbil, Iraq
Osie Greenway is a photo and video journalist based in Erbil, Iraq.
Languages
English
Services
Risk Analysis Fact Checking
Skills
War Reporter Fact Checking

Bilal Mustafa

Erbil, Iraq
Bilal Mustafa is a journalist based in Erbil, Iraq.
Languages
Arabic English Kurdish
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Politics Technology Film & Theatre
+4
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