Monday, March 31, 2014

Sky News appoints Sherine Tadros as new Middle East correspondent based in Cairo, Egypt.

Sky News (DStv 402) has appointed Sherine Tadros as Middle East correspondent to be based in Cairo, Egypt, while Tom Rayner, currently the Middle East news editor will become a Middle East reporter based in Jerusalem.

Sherine Tadros who will take up the new job from May, will be based in Cairo but will cover stories from across the Middle East region. She covered the Middle East and the Arab Spring uprisings in Egypt, Libya and Yemen.

"I am delighted to make these appointments," says Dan Williams, the head of international news at Sky News. "Egypt is now at the very heart of the Middle East story and we will get enormous benefit from having a permanent presence there".

"Tom, in the 18 months that he has been based in the region, has already made a significant impact," says Dan Williams.