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Walid Nadim Abboud

  • Born on April 7, 1961 in Ain Kafaa, Jbeil District.
  • Completed his primary and complementary education at the Collège des Frères Maristes Champville – Dik El Mehdi, and his secondary education at the Collège des Apôtres – Jounieh.
  • Completed his university studies and received numerous degrees, including:
    1. BA in Arabic Language and Literature from the Saint Joseph University – Beirut (USJ).
    2. Degree in Media from the Lebanese University.
    3. BA in Philosophy from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK).
    4. Law Degree from the Lebanese University.
    5. MA in Arabic Language and Literature from Saint Joseph University – Beirut (USJ).
    6. Diploma of Advanced Studies in Philosophy from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK).
  • Started his career at Dar Assayad, wherein he worked from 1979 to 1982, and then from 1989 to 1990.
  • Published in several publications: Al-Massira magazine (1985-1990) and Al-Hayat newspaper in London (1987-1992).
  • Prepared a number of social and cultural programs for the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation (LBC) between 1990 and 1992, including: Marhaba Hadara, Kibarna, and Kel Shaher W Ento Bi Kheir. An episode of Kibarna won the silver award at the Cairo Media Artworks Festival.
  • Managed the cultural and miscellaneous sections in the Nida’ Al Watan newspaper from May 1992 to April 1993.
  • Editor-in-chief of Nahar Al-Shabab from May 1993 to February 2004. Nahar Al-Shabab was a weekly supplement independently issued by the An-Nahar newspaper from May 4, 1993 to September 2001 when it became a section within the An-Nahar newspaper.
  • Head of the Investigations Department at the An-Nahar newspaper from September 2003 to August 2009.
  • Participated in 1994 in the preparation of the program Aa Sot Aali on national broadcaster Télé Liban (TL).
  • Participated in 1995 in the preparation of the programs Fakhamat Al Raiis and Riaasiyyat, which were broadcasted on the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation (LBC).
  • Prepared numerous documentaries for the Ministry of Education and Higher Education has about prominent Lebanese writers and famous Lebanese archaeological and tourist sites.
  • Prepared, in collaboration with Elie Nacouzi, a program entitled Sajjel Mawkaf between October 1998 and March 2001, which was broadcasted on MTV. One of its episodes won the Professional Informatics Association Award, which is presented to the best television program treating the subject of informatics.
  • Supervised the editing of the Al Moustashfa Wal Soha magazine from 1996 to 2002, issued by the Syndicate of Hospitals in Lebanon.
  • Joined the News Department of the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation (LBC) from April 2001 to March 2009.
  • Prepared and presented the program entitled "The Maronite Synod" (Al Majmaa Al Marouni) on Télé Lumière during the spring of 2003, co-edited by Charbel Antoun.
  • Prepared and presented episodes of the Nharkom Saiid morning show on the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation (LBC) from May 2003 to February 2009.
  • News editor at MTV since April 2009.
  • Prepared and presented the evening political program Bi Mawdouia on MTV from April 2009 to August 2018.
  • Currently preparing a new program on MTV.
  • Coaches all types of press since 2001.
  • Received the Said Akl Award in May 2003 for Kalima Malika and Wa Baad, published in the Nahar Al–Shabab supplement.
  • Member of the Maronite League.
  • Member of the Syndicate of Editors, and member of the Press Club – Alumni Association of the Faculty of Press and Documentation.
  • Owner of Dar Rouwad Al Nahda and member of the Syndicate of Publishers’ Union in Lebanon.
  • Secretary general of the Maroun Abboud Foundation, member of the Cultural Council of Byblos, and founding member of the Cultural League (Al Osba Al Thakafiyya).
  • Compiled the full works of poet Elias Abu Shabke, which was published in three volumes from Dar Rouwad Al Nahda, and has a book entitled Maroun Abboud in the Al Rawda Newspaper, the Unread Pages.
  • Married to Ms. Marise Khalife (from Rashana), with whom he has two daughters, Sarah and Ghenwa.
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