As a credentialed reporter, Ali has covered for the United Nations, the White House, NYPD, and the U.S. State Department. He has been published in The Washington Post, World Affairs, The Washington Times, U.S News, John Hopkins SAIS , The Hill, The Daily Caller, Hürriyet Daily News, and Daily Sabah.
Ali Cinar testified at the U.S. Congress on Foreign Affairs Sub-Committee in 2006 and 2007. He appeared on PBS News Hour, CBNC, FOX Business, Fox News Radio, Bloomberg TV, Bloomberg Radio, BBC TV, BBC Radio, NewsMax TV, Al Jazeera English, Canada TV, Al Jazeera Arabic, I24 News, Voice of America, France 24, CGTV, SkyNews, CNN Turk, NTV, Haberturk TV, A News, TRT Haber, Ekoturk TV, TRT World and Halk TV.
Ali Cinar was awarded “Community Service Award’ by NYPD MT&S and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor in 2019. He was the youngest Turkish American to have received this distinction in over 30 years.
The undergraduate of Istanbul University, Cinar moved to the United States to continue his education. While completing his master’s degree at the University of New Haven, he worked as a research assistant at the Communication Department and Center of Professional Ethics.
Cinar has earned various executive business certificates from Harvard University, MIT, and NYU.