Ahmed Shihab-Eldin is a host/producer for HuffPost Live. Previously he launched, produced and was co-host on Al Jazeera English's award-winning social-media show, The Stream.
He has most recently worked for Doha Film Institute, Doha Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Times, and PBS Wide Angle. His work has been featured in FRONTLINE/World, TimeOut, Washington Week and other blogs.
He received his M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he also taught New Media Skills as an adjunct professor, and his B.S. from Boston University. In 2008 he won a Webby Award for a multimedia project titled "Defining Middle Ground: The Next Generation of Muslim New Yorkers," along with two colleagues.
He is originally Palestinian, and grew up in California, Kuwait, Egypt and Vienna.