Engadget hires Saleh as health and fitness reporter

Malak Saleh has joined Engadget as a health and fitness reporter to cover topics ranging from biotech breakthroughs to advancements in wellness technology. Recently, she freelanced as a digital producer at Al Jazeera. She is also a summer adjunct at New York University. Previously, Saleh was a digital producer and reporter at Barron’s and a […]

Al Jazeera correspondent Maher departs

Ahmed Maher, Jerusalem correspondent at Al Jazeera, has left and joined Saudi Research and Media Group as a senior political editor. Maher has more than 20 years of journalism experience reporting from 20 countries in the Middle East, the Gulf, North Africa and Europe. Previously, he served as a senior foreign correspondent and Arab affairs […]

Ballou joins ABC News as producer

ABC News has hired Jeff Ballou as a producer to produce daily packages and live shots. Recently, he was a news editor, the Americas at Al Jazeera. Previously, Ballou was a planning editor at WTTG-TV Ch. 5, in Washington, D.C., which serves as the area’s Fox outlet, and was an assignment editor at C-SPAN. He […]

Al Jazeera English hires Lo as correspondent

Barnaby Lo, a freelancer for Al Jazeera English has joined the staff as a full-time correspondent to cover the Philippines and Asia Pacific. Lo was a freelance foreign correspondent at international media organization CGTN. He was a producer/reporter at CBS News, based in Manila, where he worked for 15 years. Lo has a bachelor’s degree […]

Mohamed to cover Europe for Al Jazeera

Edna Mohamed has joined the digital desk of Al Jazeera English to cover all things Europe. Mohamed was at Middle East Eye, where she covered migration routes and politics. She was a researcher at ITV and worked freelance. She interned at and reported for The Guardian. She was a news reporter at Metro.co.uk and interned […]

Chehayeb joins Al Jazeera as Beirut correspondent

Kareem Chehayeb has joined Al Jazeera English as a Beirut correspondent, covering Lebanon and Syria. He comes from The Public Source, a bilingual Beirut-based independent media organization where he was an investigative reporter. He has also freelanced for The New York Times, the Washington Post, Middle East Eye, Foreign Policy, and more. He has also […]

Johnson joins Citywire as a financial reporter

Christopher Johnson has joined Citywire as a reporter, diving into the realm of asset management and investment. Previously, Johnson was a junior researcher in a freelance capacity at Al Jazeera. She was also a digital news intern at CNN and was a video journalist at Thomson Reuters Foundation. She has also worked at ITV and […]

Journalist Qazi departs Al Jazeera

After spending 6 years at Al Jazeera English, journalist Shereena Qazi has left to join TRT World as a senior current affairs producer based out of Istanbul. After graduation, Qazi went to Afghanistan as a freelance journalist, mostly working for USA Today online. There, she also worked for Euronews, Mediadante Productions, and Al Jazeera. Her […]

Al Jazeera to launch new digital platform, names Norvell editor-in-chief

Al Jazeera is launching “Rightly,” a new digital platform aimed at individuals who feel left out of mainstream media. Scott Norvell has been appointed editor-in-chief, reports Politico. Norvell has more than 20 years of global news media experience providing vision and management for major industry brands. Currently, he is the chief operating officer and co-founder […]

Al Jazeera launches Arabic-language biz news site

Al Jazeera Digital announced Thursday the launch of Reyada, its Arabic language business news vertical. Reyada will combine Al Jazeera’s coverage with content from The New York Times under a licensing agreement. Reyada will be run from Al Jazeera’s offices in Washington, D.C. The “Economy” page on Al Jazeera’s website currently includes content from Bloomberg […]