Zahra Sethna

New York, USA

Professional Experience

Seasoned communications professional with over ten years experience in journalism, communications and online media; Proven ability to manage staff and work well within a team; Substantial experience with writing and editing and producing dynamic, interactive web content; Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated capacity to meet deadlines and keep projects on track and within budget.


8 Years
Producer (new media)
4 Years
8 Years


Newspaper - National
1 Year
Online/new media
6 Years
6 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

9 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

UN Chronicle (10+), Maisonneuve Magazine (1-2), Picture Magazine (10+), Thirteen/WNET (6-10), Clear Magazine (1-2), Mo' Media, Netherlands (3-5)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

UNICEF (10+), United Nations (6-10), UNDP (6-10)

Other Work History

Web Producer, The New York Times Communication Officer, UNICEF

Foreign Language Skills

Working knowledge of Spanish; some Italian, Portuguese

Computer Skills

Photoshop, HTML, web production skills

Work Permits & Visas

Dual national - U.S. and Canada


Standard of Excellence, 2002 WebAwards Silver Medal, 1995 Kenya Advertising Association Awards