Buthaina AlNassr
Saudishia.com - 21 / 11 / 2009 - 9:47 pm

Buthaina AlNassr (b. 1974) was born in Kuwait, and lived in Saihat in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. She holds a bachelor degree of Economics from College of Administrative Sciences at King Saud University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She has a press fellowship from Columbia University in New York, and currently prepares for the master degree in Political Sciences.

She worked as a local correspondent while she was studying at the university. She reported news and prepared programs for MBC FM station in 1998, and was the first Saudi female news anchor who delivered news at Al Ekhbariya news channel. She currently works in AlHurra TV.

In 2004, AlNassr was nominated in the program of Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century by the International Biographical Centre (IBC), of Cambridge, England, and nominated for the title of the Woman of the Year by the American Biographical Institute (ABI) in Carolina, United States. She, also, represented the United Nations Development Program in Saudi Arabia.

She participated in activities and major events of United Nations international organizations like press conferences and workshops. She is a participating member in the Saudi Association for Media and Communication and the Saudi Economic Association. AlNassr, also, acted in two plays; “Alhaneen” and “Alam Almukhmal”, in Bahrain.

She published some critical articles in national newspapers over media and human development. Moreover, she delivered many lectures over the role of media in supporting people with special needs.