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America Abroad Media Announce 2014 Honorees to be Celebrated at 2nd Annual Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C.

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Turki Aldakhil, Paul Greengrass, Impact Partners & Reema Kahn Recognized as Outstanding Leaders

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America Abroad Media (AAM) announces that it will honor three outstanding leaders in television and film – TURKI ALDAKHIL, PAUL GREENGRASS, and IMPACT PARTNERS – whose work exemplifies the power of media to inform, educate and empower citizens about the critical social and public policy issues of our time. AAM will also present a special partner award to famed Pakistani actress and television host REEMA KAHN, who partnered with AAM to produce Reema Kahn's America, a 12-part series that aired on ARY Television in Pakistan. AAM will honor ?these remarkable individuals contributions in film and television this fall at its second annual Awards Dinner in Washington, D.C.

"America Abroad Media is delighted to announce this year's honorees in recognition of their outstanding work," said AAM founder and president Aaron Lobel. "All our honorees have harnessed the tremendous power of media to promote the free exchange of ideas, critical thinking and thoughtful public discourse around the important international issues of our time."

AAM's distinguished Board of Advisors includes, among others, Madeleine Albright, Michael Chertoff, Jim Glassman, Lee Hamilton, Michael Hayden, Margot Pritzker, Dennis Ross, Doug Wilson, and Vin Weber.

WHO:  America Abroad Media, founder and president, Aaron Lobel
Paul Greengrass, Academy-award nominated director of Captain Philips and United 93
Turki Aldakhil, co-founder of Al Arabiya News and one of Arabian Business' 100 Most Powerful Arabs of 2014
Impact Partners, uniting philanthropists and filmmakers to produce independent award-winning documentaries addressing pressing social issues
Reema Kahn, Pakistani actress and director

WHAT: 2nd Annual AAM Awards Dinner, reception, dinner and special guest performance

WHEN: Thursday, October 30, 2014 (6:30-9:30PM)

WHERE: Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, Washington, D.C.

MEDIA: RSVP is required. RSVPs and interview requests should be submitted to Kelley
McCormick at  kmccormick@skdknick.com.

About America Abroad Media
America Abroad Media is a registered 501(c)(3) whose mission is to promote the free exchange of ideas and foster critical thinking through the development and dissemination of seminal television and radio programming, from South Asia to the Middle East and North Africa. For more information, visit: www.americaabroadmedia.org.

Contact:
Kelley McCormick
SKDKnickerbocker for America Abroad Media
kmccormick@skdknick.com / 202-464-6608

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