Veteran Egyptian TV presenter Mufid Fawzy dies at 89


[04-12-2022 02:26 PM]

Ammon News - Mufid Fawzy, veteran Egyptian TV presenter and a well-known media figure in the Arab world, died at the age of 89 after a prolonged battle with illness at a Cairo hospital on Sunday morning, local media reported.

After a previous surgery, Fazwi’s health condition worsened and was taken to a hospital last Monday. He underwent the surgery a few days ago, which included the installation of a catheter and a bile duct stent, but his condition further deteriorated.

Mufid Fawzy was born in 1933 in Beni Suef Governorate in southern Egypt. He graduated from the English Department of Cairo University in 1959, and started his career in journalism, later moving on to television.

Fawzy has produced and presented “Talk of the Town” (Hadeeth Al Madina) for nearly 26 years. He was also a talk show co-host for Al Qahira Al Youm which aired on Orbit TV’s El Yawm Channel.

Fawzy was also the editor-in-chief of “Sabah Al Khair” Good Morning magazine published by Rose Al Yusuf. Fawzy was married to late TV presenter and journalist Amal El Omdah. The couple has a daughter, who is a poet, journalist and writer Hanan Mufid Fawzy.

During his 60-year career, he has interviewed many celebrities in the fields of politics, art and literature, and the first television interview he conducted live was with the late writer Naguib Mahfouz.




  • no comments

Notice
All comments are reviewed and posted only if approved.
Ammon News reserves the right to delete any comment at any time, and for any reason, and will not publish any comment containing offense or deviating from the subject at hand, or to include the names of any personalities or to stir up sectarian, sectarian or racial strife, hoping to adhere to a high level of the comments as they express The extent of the progress and culture of Ammon News' visitors, noting that the comments are expressed only by the owners.
name : *
email
show email
comment : *
Verification code : Refresh
write code :