Zaina Erhaim | Institute for War and Peace Reporting


Zaina Erhaim

Zaina Erhaim
Communications Manager

Zaina Erhaim is a Syrian journalist and Communications Manager for the Institute for War & Peace Reporting. 

Since 2014, she has trained around 100 citizen reporters from inside Syria, approximately a third of them women, in print and TV journalism, and has helped establish many of the new emerging independent newspapers and magazines in the war torn country. 

In 2016, Zaina won the Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism. 

Stories by the author

A US Navy fighter prepares for take-off from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz in the Red Sea. Picture from September 2013. (Photo: US Navy via Getty Images)
Zaina Erhaim
29 Sep 14
Civilians in Aleppo grapple with politics of an intervention that some see as arbitrary and misdirected.
Playground in Martyrs' Cemetery, Aleppo. (Photo: IWPR contributor in Syria)
Zaina Erhaim
5 Sep 14
Awareness of death runs through games in a playground on the edge of a cemetery.