"Nisreen El-Shamayleh is Al Jazeera's Jordan-based correspondent. She has been reporting in the Middle East region for six years. Before joining Al Jazeera in December 2008, Nisreenworked for Jordanian and Saudi Arabian satellite channels, reporting in both Arabic and English. Nisreen also covers stories outside Jordan and has been on numerous assignments in Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Nisreen holds a bachelor's degree in Communication Arts and Sciences from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, and has worked as a freelance news producer in Washington, DC before moving back to her hometown Amman in 2005."