Elham Al Dhaheri | January 25, 2015
I pushed myself this week to finding new ways to open closed doors.A man I needed to interview refused my request, so I was forced to think outside the box. If he does not want to be interviewed, I thought, why not go and convince him?That is how I started my week.Last Sunday, I went to his office and showed up... Read more
Maryam Al Shamsi | January 25, 2015
Finally, I moved into my new apartment in Abu Dhabi.It has been a very long process indeed, and finally here I am. At times thought the whole process has felt like a labyrinth.Speaking of labyrinth, I can relate to the quote from the fantasy film of that name: “Because it is in pain that we find the... Read more
Maryam Al Shamsi | January 15, 2015
On her second week at The National, our Emirati trainee describes the lessons she has learnt.
Elham Al Dhaheri | January 15, 2015
This week started with a story idea that involved activity and driving to the middle of the desert.For a while, I forgot that I am 31 weeks pregnant and went ahead with my first desert adventure. The moment I arrived at the bumpy roads, it hit me.I realised that I am not in good shape for covering this story. I... Read more
Maryam Al Shamsi | January 8, 2015
Maryam Al Shamsi talks us through her first week as a reporter at The National.
Elham Al Dhaheri | January 8, 2015
I cannot believe my first month at The National has already passed. It has been going really well.I would say settling in the first week was the hardest. Having the flu (my son and I), moving to Abu Dhabi, and just trying to cope with the new job highlighted my first week. It was tough, but I managed to live it up.The ... Read more
Elham Al Dhaheri | December 30, 2014
Elham Al Dhaheri, a trainee reporter, talks about her adventures in The National newsroom.
Elham Al Dhaheri | December 10, 2014
Our new reporter Elham Al Dhaheri talks about her first week at The National
Hareth Al Bustani | June 24, 2014
Hareth al Bustani looks back on his year as a trainee at the National.
Hareth Al Bustani | June 3, 2014
The purpose might not always be clear of some of the conventions and exhibitions staged here, but there are some riveting stories to be told.
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