Born in Lebanon, Rita El-Mournayer became a committed Christian in 1987. She joined FEBA Radio in 1992. Then in 1998, Rita joined SAT-7 as a full-time employee to produce and write children’s programs. She earned Master’s Degree in Communication Practice from OCMS, in Oxford, England in 2004. She was appointed as Executive Director of Arabic Channels in 2005. In 2015, she was appointed Chief Channels and Communications Officer of the five SAT-7 channels in Arabic, Farsi, and Turkish. She was named Deputy CEO in January 2017 and appointed CEO, April 2019.