Roderick Craig

Knight International Journalism Fellow, Egypt

Roderick Craig is a Knight International Journalism Fellow who started a Virtual Newsroom in Egypt for Arabic-speaking journalists.

A U.K. citizen, Craig has written for nearly all the British national newspapers, including the Times, Daily Telegraph, Guardian and Financial Times. He was managing editor and deputy publisher of the Middle East Times in Cairo, worked in Yemen, Kuwait, Lebanon and Algeria, and reported on the region for the Washington Times.

Craig was country director of AINA, a media non-governmental organization in Afghanistan, where he trained journalists, photographers, radio, and video staff. Craig founded several weekly newspapers in Great Britain and France, where he has had a permanent home for 30 years.