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Dena Takruri is a Presenter and Producer at AJ+ in San Francisco, CA.
Dena's videos range in format from in-studio explainers that provide essential context to the biggest news stories, to interviews with experts and stakeholders, and even ground reports from where news is breaking. She covers topics including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the U.S., police brutality, mass incarceration and privacy issues.
Previously, Dena was a host and producer at HuffPost Live in New York City. In this role, her coverage included a vast range, from foreign affairs to domestic politics, and even lifestyle and fashion. She focused on Middle East affairs and domestic civil-liberties issues, particularly regarding the Arab-American and Muslim-American communities.
Prior to her role at HuffPost Live, Dena was with Al Jazeera Arabic in Washington D.C. for four years – producing its flagship political talk show, “Min (From) Washington.” There, she produced interviews with prominent political figures including Donald Rumsfeld, Robert Gates, Tony Blair, John McCain and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.