Rita was born in Lebanon, and has been working in Christian media since 1992. She first studied History and Social Science in the Lebanese University of Beirut, after which, she studied and taught communications for deaf and mute children at the Father Andrew Institute in Beirut. In 1992 Rita joined FEBA radio where she wrote programs for youth and helped with follow up. She joined SAT-7 in 1996. Rita earned her Master’s Degree in Communication Practice from the University of Wales, UK.