Lina Sinjab Biography
Lina Sinjab is an award winning media personality, an independent filmmaker and BBC Middle East correspondent based in Beirut. In 2019, she produced and directed a film on the siege of Aleppo, “Madness in Aleppo.”
Lina Sinjab Age
She was born in Damascus, Syria. However, her exact age is unknown.
Lina Sinjab Height
She is tall in stature although her exact height is undisclosed.
Lina Sinjab Nationality
Sinjab is a Syrian national.
Lina Sinjab Education
There is no information about her education.
Lina Sinjab Family
Sinjab is keeping her family out of the limelight. She hasn’t revealed any information about them. Therefore it is not known whether she is married, single or in a relationship. It is also not clear whether she has children or even siblings.
Lina Sinjab BBC
Sinjab is an independent filmmaker and a BBC Middle East correspondent based in Beirut. She also contributes to several international media outlets and is a frequent contributor to Syria From Within, a Chatham House policy initiative.
Lina has covered the Syrian uprising extensively since it began in 2011. In 2019, she produced and directed a film on the siege of Aleppo, “Madness in Aleppo.” In 2014 and 2016, she covered the Syria peace talks in Geneva as the BBC’s world affairs reporter. Additionally, In 2013 she directed “Suryyat,” a film about Syrian women during the time of the uprising. In May 2013, Lina won the International Media Cutting Edge Award for her coverage of Syria.
She also presented a special series from Assignment’s award winning archive on the 10 years of civil war in her country. In 2013, she recorded an audio diary of her final days in Damascus where she was working for the BBC. In this intimate and revealing programme, she combines dramatic scenes and interview material with her own story as she discusses her thoughts, feelings and encounters before she left the country. Ten years on, series producer Lucy Ash interviews her on what it felt like to listen back to those stories.
Lina Sinjab Madness in Aleppo
The documentary, “Madness in Aleppo” was produced and directed by Lina in 2019. It captures the horrors of the city under siege.
In an interview, Lina, the director talks about capturing the chaos and brutality of the conflict from afar. She was the BBC’s correspondent in Syria from 2007-2013. In 2013, the Syrian government revoked her press accreditation and put her under a travel ban and house arrest. On escaping her home country, she continued to cover Syria from the BBC’s London office before relocating to Beirut in 2015 to continue her work.
Lina Sinjab Salary and Net Worth
Her salary and net worth is under review.
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