Amir Bibawy is the business breaking news and digital strategy editor at The Associated Press, where he receives hundreds of PR pitches every week. He has worked in television, print, radio and online media. He has worked as a journalist for more than 16 years, covering such diverse topics as the Arab Spring, the U.S. elections, financial news, the United Nations, Egyptian politics, Lebanese politics, cultural affairs and the U.S. Congress. He is a native Arabic speaker who speaks basic Hebrew and is also fluent in French and proficient in Italian and Portuguese.