Salam Rizk


America Abroad

Salam is a Syrian born journalist based in Istanbul

Salam was born in Syria and raised in Baghdad, Iraq, where he studied Medical and Health Technologies at Baghdad University. He started his career in journalism at Agence France-Presse (AFP) working as a fixer/translator and later as a cameraman. As a producer, he has covered the rise of extremist groups in the Middle East for the Guardian. He is currently working for VICE News as a filmmaker and producer. He is based in Istanbul.