Heba Kandil

Senior Training Manager


Heba leads the design of the Media Development training initiatives, and oversees a pool of world-class consultants, helping ensure TRF continues to provide innovative solutions and support to free and independent media. An ex-Reuters journalist, TRF trainer, and spokesperson for the UN World Food Programme, Heba brings over 20 years of experience in journalism, communications and media development. She has covered top news stories in the Middle East and North Africa; designed and delivered journalism and communication workshops in English and Arabic; managed media projects and engaged various stakeholders for TRF and the UN. She holds a B.A. in International Relations and an M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications from the American University in Cairo, as well as an MSc. in Strategic Communication from the University of Liverpool.