The Microbus Driver
A feature exploring the life of a microbus driver and the stigma around their role in Egyptian traffic.
By Kanzy Mahmoud for Ehky Ya Masr (2018)

Executive producer: Kim Fox

English translation and editing: Nour Ibrahim, Nadeen Shaker, Calvin Harrison and Safaa Magdy

The Ehky Ya Masr (Tell Your Story Egypt) Podcast launched in 2017 as a platform to tell narrative non-fiction audio stories about life in Egypt. The podcast has been recognized with three awards from the Broadcast Education Association (BEA) for several of its audio features.

Kanzy Mahmoud is currently pursuing an MA in Digital Journalism at Goldsmiths in London. Previously she was a Technical Advisor for the Egyptian German Joint Committee for Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection (JCEE) and for the GIZ, the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation. She earned a BA from The American University in Cairo (AUC) specialising in both political science and multimedia journalism, the latter of which has prompted her to work as a freelance TV reporter for Egypt’s CBC TV channel. She received the first place award at the Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media and Arts in 2016 for an audio documentary she produced on the experiences of AUCians studying abroad.