Key Facts

Key Facts

    Global Brand
    Al Jazeera Channel is a truly global brand: InterBrand’s 2004 global survey ranked Al Jazeera as the world’s most influential brand among all media networks and as the world’s fifth most influential brand (after Apple, Google, IKEA and Starbucks). In 2006, Al Jazeera topped Forbes magazine’s Arabic edition’s list of best-known Arab brands.
     
    News content and programming
    Al Jazeera English broadcasts 24 hours a day, offering a wide range of programming from different perspectives, including: factual programming, news features and analysis, investigative reporting, documentaries, live debates, current affairs, entertainment, business and sport.
     
    Presenters
    With a mix of both experienced broadcasters and fresh faces from across the world, the presenters of Al Jazeera English reflect its core values and mission of offering English speakers everywhere a fresh perspective on international news.
     
    Viewers
    Al Jazeera English broadcasts to a potential global audience of over one billion English speakers.
     
    Location
    Headquarters: Doha, Qatar – Al Jazeera English is the only English Language international network inside the Middle East looking out.
    Broadcast centres: strategically placed in four key cities: Doha, Kuala Lumpur, London, and Washington DC.
    Bureaux: more than 18 bureaux across the globe; together with the Arabic channel, Al Jazeera Network has more than 60 bureaux around the world.
     
    Tomorrow’s technology today
    The channel is one of the first global High Definition (HD) television networks. Al Jazeera English is setting technical as well as journalistic standards, leading the way by using tomorrow’s technology.
     
    Staff
    Al Jazeera English has a multi-national team of more than 700 staff of more than 45 ethnicities who are highly experienced in the worlds of English-speaking news and current affairs.



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