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Mais Katt

Investigative Journalist & Media Trainer

Deeply focusing on conflicts, has covered the Syrian war closely for ten years. I have participated in major cross-border investigations with Lighthouse Reports, Arij, OCCRP and others.

My stories have appeared in Arab and European media outlets, such as The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Trouw, Raseef22 and Knack.  I am also the Mena Editor of the Environmental Investigative forum EIF.

I am  an experienced Media trainer, have conducted many training programs for journalists in the Middle East and North Africa. I work with different organisations worldwide to build the capacity of the journalists in the Mena region, for that, I am involved with The Internews Yemen.  Radio Netherlands RNW. International Center of Journalism ICFJ. The French Media Development Agency CFI, ‎Deutsche Welle Academy  DWA, and International Media Support IMS and The university of Arizona. 
Publications 
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Damascus suburb demolished as Assad builds a new Syria

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 EU arms exports,
This is where European arms really end up

Syria’s Poisoned Earth

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Podcast 75: The Syria Trials

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 Devastation that awaits Syrians facing expulsion by Denmark

 Mapping the EU flight of refugees fleeing Danish crackdown on Syrians

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The war winners

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  The Russian money laundering

Training and Business Development
 
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Digital Journalism
 

Powerful Tools for Digital Storytelling  to journalists and explores ways to use their creativity in order to make attractive, strong, and engaging stories.

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Media Development training and Journalists capacity Building

Media Business Development 

Using my experience as a founder of media organizations, my knowledge as a manager driven by a strong strategical view. 

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Investigative Journalism, Training and mentoring 
 

I am a highly skilled trainer and mentor, editorially and technically. I give my knowledge to help my trainees, build their capacity and support them making great stories!

Media Research & Development
 

Using my extensive knowledge and connections in the Mena region and my experience in the media, I provide research, analysis and expertise to help organizations build their strategies in the region.

Testimonials

Mais Helped me a lot to have a full understanding of how to create a creative content!

Ahmad Walid - Egypt

She is my teacher, she is always there for my questions ..

Wafaa Maddah - Syria

Mais Supported my media organization for more than one year.. It was very useful experience

Amin Abdullah - Yemen

 Working Partners, Clients and Publishers

The Guardian
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