Omneya Nour Eddin, has graduated from Cairo University in Communication studies. She holds a double Masters, MA in Communication Studies from Cairo University (2004) and MSc. in Development studies from School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London (2014). She has worked extensively in Development Areas as a communication, social and awareness raising expert in Egypt and in Jordan for several donors including EU, GIZ and World Bank. She has also been teaching communication studies at Ain Shams University. She has been awarded an Erasmus Mundus Research grant in 2012 at City University London. Currently she is a PhD candidate in the Institute for Media and Communication Studies, Freie Universität Berlin under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Carola Richter. Her research interest includes Media in Transformation and Political Economy of Communication, with an applied case study of the Egyptian Broadcasting System.