Walid Batrawi, Palestine, is a veteran Palestinian media and communication practitioner, trainer and consultant.
From March 2012 until July 2017, Batrawi worked as a Country Director in Palestine with BBC Media Action. Before that, he worked as the Deputy Chief of Party for Internews Network in Palestine and a trainer/coach with the Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ). From December 2007 to January 2010 he worked as a Project Director for the BBC World Service Trust (the former name of BBC Media Action.) He worked as a correspondent for Al-Jazeera English Chanel, as well as a correspondent for BBC Arabic Service Radio.
On October 24, 2003, the European Commission and the International Federation of Journalists named him the winner of IFJ’s 2003 Natali Prize for ‘Excellence in reporting Human Rights, Democracy and Development’ in the category of the Arab World, Iran, and Israel.