Syria Direct is an independent media organization that seeks to promote a democratic and just future for the Syrian people. Fiercely committed to accurate reporting and the tenets of professional journalism, we produce timely, credible coverage of Syria, and provide training and consulting services. We train highly talented, aspiring Syrian and international journalists in professional news-gathering and accurate, in-depth reporting. Founded in 2013 in Amman, Syria Direct is now a registered a non-profit organization in Germany, financed through grants and projects.

Our main activities are:

1) Media coverage: Producing original news reports, investigations, and multimedia content on Syria and the Syrian diaspora

2) Training courses: Delivering trainings and workshops on basic and advanced journalism skills, including investigative and conflict reporting

Our Team

Our Board

Amjad TadrosChairperson
John DeBlasioChairperson
Rana SweisMember
Amy HendersonMember
Hozan IbrahimMember

Our Partners

The Violet Jabara Charitable Trust
Canada Fund for Local Initiatives
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Syria/Iraq Office
John P. McNulty Prize
French Embassy to Jordan
Australian Embassy to Jordan
DT Institute
European Endowment for Democracy