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Dana Ballout

The Wall Street Journal

Dana is a news assistant for The Wall Street Journal in Beirut, Lebanon. Previously, she was an associate producer for The Stream, an online community and daily television program at Al Jazeera America. She received her master’s degree in 2012 from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, where she concentrated on political affairs and national security reporting. Before attending graduate school, she worked in Beirut as a freelance photojournalist and writer and also with the United Nations Development Programme supporting national dialogues and political reform.