Al Jazeera English is an international news channel with over sixty bureaus around the world that span six different continents.

Since being established in 2006, it has continued to grow in reach and popularity due to its global coverage, especially from underreported regions.

The channel currently broadcasts to over 250 million households across 130 countries.

Al Jazeera English's in-depth approach to journalism has won it numerous awards and plaudits over the years. It is the current RTS News Channel of the Year, and Freesat Best News Channel.

In the last year, Al Jazeera English has also picked up the Columbia Journalism Award, a DuPont award, and a George Polk award.

Al Jazeera English is part of the Al Jazeera Network - one of the world’s leading media corporations, encompassing news, documentary and sport channels.

Al Jazeera started out more than fifteen years ago as the first independent news channel in the Arab world dedicated to covering and uncovering stories in the region.

It is now a media network consisting of over twenty channels – Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera Balkans, Al Jazeera Sport, Al Jazeera Mubasher, Al Jazeera Documentary, the Al Jazeera Media Training and Development Center and the Al Jazeera Center for Studies.

Source: Al Jazeera