About Business Today Egypt
Business Today Egypt is the nation’s leading English-language monthly business magazine, providing insight, context, analysis and objectivity on both micro and macro elements of the Egyptian economy.
Business Today Egypt's news coverage is in the Fortune / BusinessWeek tradition. We prize analysis and context in news, insights and how-to in our Rundown section. Business, economy and politics stories — including those that delve into social issues, culture and entertainment — anything goes, so long as it is current and provides a business perspective to the issue.
Business Today Egypt is published by IBA Media, which aims to be “the most trusted and versatile media group providing information for and about Egypt, with each product positioned as number one in its category.” We value professionalism, creativity, quality, reliability, teamwork and profitability.
IBA Media is a division of International Business Associates Group, Ltd., and was founded in the 1970s by the late William Harrison.
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Arab Republic of Egypt
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ADVERTISING WITH US
Egypt Today and Business Today Egypt are the country's leading business and lifestyle monthly magazines. Published monthly from our offices in Cairo, the magazines are distributed all across Egypt as well as to over 50 countries in the Gulf, North Africa, Europe, North America, Asia and Australia. A staggering 140 countries have et and bt available at media centers and Egyptians embassies and consulates. Our readers are Egyptian nationals or foreign residents of Egypt with an interest in Egyptian and Middle Eastern current affairs as well as business, economics and the stock market.
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Freelancing for Business Today Egypt
At Business Today Egypt we are looking for in-depth feature-length work (2,000–4,000 words) with outstanding storytelling and narratives that delve beyond the headlines. We are also interested in medium-length news pieces and profiles (800–1,650 words). Business Today prefers to work with experienced freelancers and published authors with a business background or a specialized area of expertise.
Please get in touch with us accompanied by a short (3–5 paragraphs) story proposal, specifying your experience and interests. The best pitches include a strong sense of angle, sources and the stage of your reporting as well as illustrate your familiarity with the Business Today audience. Writers and reporters based outside of Egypt should indicate in their pitches whether they have supporting professional photography available that is their own work or provided by a colleague.
At Business Today, we prize analysis-driven pieces and insights on specific industries, sectors of the economy, fiscal and socioeconomic stories with an inherent business angle. Please note why you are the best candidate to take on the chosen subject and why it would fascinate Business Today readers.
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