The Arab Daily News Podcast


June 2, 2016
RAY HANANIA is an award winning columnist and writer.

This podcast includes his live radio broadcast interviews, podcast interviews and audio versions of his print columns that are published in newspapers throughout Chicagoland and on his website

Hanania is the Managing writer at The Arab Daily News online at, and at Illinois News Network at A former Chicago City Hall reporter and columnist, Hanania provides informed insight into the complexities of Chicagoland politics and the Middle East. CLICK HERE to view his complete Bio? 

Named the "Best Ethnic American Columnist" in 2007 by the New America Media. In 2009, Hanania received the Mehdi Courage in Journalism Award, and in 2010 he received the Sigma Delta Chi National Award for Column Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists. Hanania is also the recipient of four prestigious Chicago Headline Club/SPJ Peter Lisagor Awards for column writing. 

Hanania writes on Middle East issues and foreign police, and on American politics for several newspapers including the Southwest News-Herald Newspaper, Regional News, and Palos Reporter. Click to read his column archives. 

Book Reviews: Mail your book to Ray Hanania, PO Box 2127, Orland Park, IL., 60462. We review books, including those on Middle East topics, on our web site at The Arab Daily News.

Contact Hanania by email at

Hanania is President/CEO of Urban Strategies Group media consulting services which provides media consulting to governments, elected officials and private businesses. Visit his website at

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