Before joining AlMamlaka, Dana was the Executive Editor of Alarab News Channel which launched out of Bahrain in 2015.
Dana started her career in journalism at Al Jazeera Headquarters in Doha and worked the ranks of the newsroom leading up to managing the main flagship evening news ‘Hasad Al Yawm’. In 2003, she left Al Jazeera to join the launch team of Alarabiya in Dubai where she steered and helmed several flagship shows of the channel, including ‘Panorama’ and ‘Sabah Alarabiya’. She was also an Executive Producer of Special Coverage and Breaking News at the channel.
In 2005, she moved back home to join ATV, Jordan’s first privately-owned TV station, as Head of News and Current Affairs. She was also Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah’s Director of Media and Communication for 5 years until 2012.
Dana is a graduate of the University of Toronto in Canada.