Abdul Rahman Abid
Abdul Rahman is a rising senior pursuing the journalism major and the strategic communications certificate at Medill, Northwestern University in Qatar. He was born and raised in Qatar but is a Pakistani national. Topics involving politics, current affairs, and history are close to his heart. More than anything, however, he loves sharing historical facts for no apparent reason. He is currently pursuing a journalism residency at Voice of America’s Asia desk, where he is responsible for editing short videos for their Social Media channels such as Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. He is also a managing editor for NU-Q’s student-run news site, The Daily Q. During the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Rahman led the video desk at Mask Banao, a student-led awareness campaign about homemade masks in Pakistan. His work has also appeared in Gulf Times and Doha News.