Jamel Arfaoui has been a professional journalist since 1986, beginning at 'Réalités' magazine then moving on to work for 'Essahafa Elyoumia' newspaper. Specializing in international policies, he covered several conflicts including those in Iraq, Lebanon, Egypt, Algeria and Egypt. After the revolution he was a political commentator on 'Nessma' TV-Channel for one year before focusing on investigative journalism.