Laila Al-Arian

Laila Al-Arian is a Washington DC-based journalist and the executive producer of Fault Lines, an award-winning current affairs program on Al Jazeera English. She has produced documentaries on subjects ranging from the Trump administration’s Muslim ban to the impact of the heroin epidemic on children and an investigation into conditions in factories producing garments for Walmart and Gap in Bangladesh. For her work, she has been honored with two News and Documentary Emmys, a Peabody Award, two Robert F Kennedy Awards in journalism, Overseas Press Club award, and has been nominated for 18 News and Documentary Emmys. She is co-author of the book Collateral Damage: America’s War Against Iraqi Civilians.