Jumana Ghunaimat

Jumana Ghunaimat (Arabic: جمانة غنيمات‎; born 4 December 1973) is a Jordanian journalist and was Jordan's Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson.

Jumana Ghunaimat
جمانة غنيمات
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Minister of State for Media Affairs
In office
14 June 2018 – 6 November 2019
MonarchAbdullah II
Prime MinisterOmar Razzaz
Preceded byMohammad Momani
Personal details
Born4 December 1973
Al-Salt
NationalityJordanian
Alma materUniversity of Jordan

BiographyEdit

Born and raised in Al-Salt, Ghunaimat completed a degree in political science at the University of Jordan.[1] She held different positions in Jordanian and Arab media, including as in Al-Ra'i and Al-Sijill newspapers. Her designation as editor in chief of the Al-Ghad newspaper in late 2011 made her the first woman in the Middle East to be editor in chief of an Arab daily.[2] She was appointed to be Jordan's Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on 14 June 2018.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jumana Ghunaimat". World Economic Forum. Retrieved 3 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Jumana Ghunaimat: Editor-in-Chief, Al Ghad Newspaper". Breaking Boundaries.
  3. ^ "Razzaz's government sworn in before King". The Jordan Times. 15 June 2018. Retrieved 4 January 2019.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mohammad Momani
Minister of State for Media Affairs
2018–present
Incumbent