An award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster, Rachel Shabi has reported on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the wider Middle East region for over a decade. She has worked for international publications including the Guardian, The Independent, The (London) Times, Al Jazeera English, The New York Times, The Nation, Foreign Policy, The New Statesman, Salon.com and The National (UAE) Now based in the UK, Rachel is a regular commentator across broadcast media, including BBC News, Sky News and Al Jazeera English as well as BBC World Service radio. You can currently catch her on news debates, papers reviews and programmes such as BBC Newsnight, Dateline London, the Daily Politics and the Andrew Marr Show, bringing analysis and opinion on UK politics and world news events. An experienced media trainer, Rachel is passionate about helping professionals ensure they are ready to address a crowd or a rolling TV camera, equipping them with the skills required to communicate messages confidently and effectively. Her expertise covers a range of skills: writing press releases, dealing with hostile media, building confidence and presence, learning how to amplify core messages and using every broadcast appearance to make an impact.