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Christina Paschyn

Main Details

Full name Christina Paschyn
Country Qatar
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Broadcast journalism (video shooting and editing) and news/features writing. Expert in Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Premiere and Linear Editing. Skilled in photojournalism, Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Picture editing, Photography, Video
Last updated 02-04-2015 15:47

Biography

Visit http://christinapaschyn.com/ to see my most recent reporting work.

Christina Paschyn is an international multimedia journalist and educator based in Doha, Qatar. Dedicated to reporting the world’s untold stories, she is available for reporting projects in the Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Christina M. Paschyn, MS and MA, is a lecturer of journalism in residence at Northwestern University in Qatar. She has reported for major news organizations across the globe, including the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, TIME.com in London, E News in Johannesburg and KVRR-TV as the station’s congressional correspondent in Washington, D.C. She delivered live shots and interviews about the rocket strikes on Be’er Sheva, Israel, during the 2009 Gaza War for multiple news outlets, including WEWS News Channel 5 in Cleveland. Her work has appeared on CNN, Euronews, the Christian Science Monitor, Women’s eNews, Chime for Change, Al-Fanar Media and in THINK. Magazine, Cosmopolitan magazine (Middle East edition) and the Chicago Journal, among other publications.

In her work as a journalist, Paschyn has covered a variety of under-reported issues such as Qatari women’s education and employment, education policies in the GCC, deteriorating press freedom in Ukraine, maternal mortality, net neutrality, and the Chernobyl nuclear disaster anniversary and its relevance to the Fukushima nuclear crisis.

She earned a MA in Middle East Studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev as a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholar to Israel and Palestine. There, she volunteered as an English tutor and video producer for Step Forward, an NGO working to empower the Bedouin population in the city of Rahat. Christina simultaneously earned a BS and MS in broadcast journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University through its Accelerated Master’s Degree Program. As an undergraduate, she studied abroad at the American University in Cairo, where she focused on refugee rights and mentored Sudanese refugees.

Ethnically Ukrainian, Christina speaks the language fluently. She is currently studying Arabic. She has expert knowledge of Adobe Premiere CS6 and CC, Final Cut Pro X and 7, Avid, Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, ENPS and more.