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We advance the fields of television and digital journalism by offering first class post-graduate education and tailored practical training. Since its launch, the center has graduated some of Egypt’s most distinguished television figures, and alumni can be found on all the region’s major satellite channels and stations, including Al Arabiya, Future TV, Al Hurra, Al Jazeera, BBC Arabic, CNBC, Al Nahar, DMC, CBC, and OnE, as well as in many of the region’s leading newspapers.

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Message from the Director

Welcome to the Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo, where we believe in an exceptional and unconventional academic and professional educational experience. Ever since its founding in 1986, the Adham Center has had a significant impact on the cultural and media landscape and gained local, regional, and global recognition. 

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Programs

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Master of Arts in Television and Digital Journalism

The master’s program in television and digital journalism is a 33-credit-hour intensive curriculum that provides comprehensive knowledge of the theories and practices of television journalism and digital media, in addition to the specialized skills needed to hit the ground running in television and multimedia news. 

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Professional Development Program (PDP)

The professional development program (PDP) is designed for those who are currently working or striving to work in television journalism, advertising or other professional activities directly related to television journalism. Program courses are offered in flexible formats to accommodate the needs of working professionals.

News

Screenshots from three documentary films on youtube. The top screenshot is a shot of branches of a date tree from beneath with the words "Quorsaya People" in Arabic and English. The middle photo is a screenshot of a video showing a shot of the nile from a small boat with a small island in the distance, with the words "Nile Inhabitants" in Arabic and English. The bottom image is a screenshot of a video of date trees from far away with the text "Golden Fingers" in Arabic in English, all with video play button

Graduate Students Receive International Recognition for Documentary Films

Three graduate students from the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism were recently recognized internationally for their documentary films by the Broadcast Education

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Our Media Channel and Publication

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AUC TV

The university broadcast station administered by undergraduate and graduate students, under the supervision of the Director of the Kamal Adham Center. It is an integral part of the center in the New Cairo campus. The station broadcasts through closed-circuit, a website, and a YouTube channel. It is served by production units from courses offered by the center.

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Arab Media and Society Journal

A primary resource for media research in the region. The journal, published biannually online and in print, offers peer-reviewed scholarly research and analysis on a wide array of topics pertaining to the dynamic media landscape across the Arab world. For more information, please see our publishing policy. The Arab Media & Society website produces and curates diverse content examining media and life in the Arab region and diaspora. This includes reporting, analysis, interviews, reviews of books, conferences, and films, a podcast, and more.  

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AUC TV

Unscripted Episode 1 - Tarek Shawki, AUC Counselor

E Mobility Expo

President Ahmad Dallal's statement from #COP27 on #AUCClimateChange initiative for AUC TV

AUC@COP27 Highlights

AUCTV Exclusive Interview with Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hani Sewilam

Kamal Adham Center Alumni

Linda Badr Kamal Adham Center Alumni

AUC has taught me that I can master working in the media field in both languages; Arabic and English, professionally. The Kamal Adham Center is the reason why I can work as a one-man show.

Linda Badr '13,'21
Rawan Lasheen Kamal Adham Center Alumni

I believe in experiences that push you a step further and my time at the Kamal Adham Center made me take a leap in a glimpse of an eye at a very young age.

Rawan Lasheen '15, '17
Jamil Alibhai Kamal Adham Center Alumni

Kamal Adham Center for Television & Digital Journalism is the best place to start your career in The Media Jungle. In my 2-year Masters program, The Kamal Adham Center prepared me with first hand- experiences in the field, and in the studio! I was trained as a Field Reporter, News Anchor, Editor, Camera Operator, News Reader, and also trained to be an Author across various digital platforms. 

Jamil Alibhai MA '20

Contact Information

Our Address

The American University in Cairo 
AUC Avenue
P.O. Box 74
New Cairo 11835, Egypt 
Tel: 20.2.2615.3489/80/90 
Fax: 20.2.2795.7565
tvdj@aucegypt.edu

Inquiries

For general inquiries, article submissions, or ideas for Arab Media & Society, e-mail us at editor@arabmediasociety.com. Please send review copies to the address above.

To apply for a course in the Professional Development Program, fill out this form, scan and email to pdp@aucegypt.edu.