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Monday, July 22, 2013

ABC Veteran Is Al Jazeera America's New Leader

By Liana B. Baker July 22 (Reuters) - Al Jazeera America announced its. leadership team on Monday, about a month ahead of its U.S. launch, tapping longtime ABC News executive Kate O'Brian to be the network's president. O'Brian will report to Ehab Al more
Chicago Tribune ( 7/23/2013 2:01:35 AM -08:00 )

Al-Jazeera America to launch August 20
The Qatar-based Al-Jazeera is set to launch its U.S. new channel on August 20. (File photo: Reuters). Tweet. AFP. The U.S. news channel of Qatar-based Al-Jazeera will be launched August 20, the group said Monday as it unveiled its top executive team. more
Al-Arabiya ( 7/22/2013 11:36:52 PM -08:00 )

ABC's O'Brian named Al-Jazeera America president
NEW YORK (AP) - Al-Jazeera America said Monday it will bring in a quartet of veteran U.S. television news executives, led by ABC's Kate O'Brian as president, to run the new cable news network and pinpointed Aug. 20 as the launch date. Ehab Al Shahibi more
Philly.com ( 7/22/2013 10:28:24 PM -08:00 )

Al Jazeera America names former ABC executive as president
Kate O'Brian has been named president of Al-Jazeera America. Photograph: Donna Svennevik/AP. Al Jazeera America has appointed a US broadcast news veteran as its president, less than a month before its launch. In a statement on Monday, it said Kate more
The Guardian ( 7/22/2013 10:19:31 PM -08:00 )

ABC Veteran Is Al Jazeera America's New Leader
Al Jazeera America, the coming international news channel financed by the emir of Qatar, on Monday named an ABC News senior vice president, Kate O'Brian, to be its president. Enlarge This Image more
New York Times (blog) ( 7/22/2013 9:50:28 PM -08:00 )

Q&A: Al Jazeera America's new president
Q&A: Al Jazeera AmericaKate O'Brian, a 30-year veteran from ABC News, says there's a 'gap' in the US media landscape that Al Jazeera will fill. Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 00:00. Email Article. Print Article. Share article. Send Feedback. Why Al Jazeera? This is an incredibly exciting more
Aljazeera.com ( 7/22/2013 3:47:42 PM -08:00 )

ABC's O'Brian named Al Jazeera America president
SHARECONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News executive Kate O'Brian is the new president of Al Jazeera America, the cable news network that plans to launch in the United States next month. Al Jazeera announced more
USA TODAY ( 7/22/2013 11:57:50 AM -08:00 )

Al Jazeera America names leadership
With less than a month to go until its launch, Al Jazeera America has hired Kate O'Brian, the ABC News senior vice president, to serve as president. "As president, O'Brian will be based at Al Jazeera America's headquarters in New York City and will have full more
Politico (blog) ( 7/22/2013 11:25:30 AM -08:00 )

Al Jazeera America taps ABC News' Kate O'Brian as president
In advance of its much-anticipated debut next month, Al Jazeera America has unveiled a senior management team made up of former ABC, CBS and CNN news executives. Kate O'Brian, who has spent 30 years at ABC News, most recently as a senior vice more
Los Angeles Times ( 7/22/2013 10:59:15 AM -08:00 )

Kate O'Brian Named President of Al Jazeera America
A month ahead of its launch, Al Jazeera America has named longtime ABC news executive Kate O'Brian as president, in charge of its editorial operations. The channel's business operations will continue to be controlled by Ehab Al Shihabi, who was named more
Wall Street Journal ( 7/22/2013 10:56:42 AM -08:00 )

Kate O'Brian Named Al Jazeera America's President
Kate O'Brian will be Al Jazeera America's president, the network announced on Monday. O'Brian is currently a senior vice-president at ABC News and comes to her new post after 30 years at the network. The New York Times' Brian Stelter broke the news on more
Huffington Post ( 7/22/2013 10:42:47 AM -08:00 )

Kate O'Brian Departing ABC News, Named President of Al Jazeera America
I'm writing with exciting and bittersweet news: Kate O'Brian, our good friend and colleague, is leaving ABC News to become President of Al Jazeera America, the new cable network launching next month. More than 30 years ago Kate started at ABC News as more
ABC News (blog) ( 7/22/2013 9:38:58 AM -08:00 )

Shuster joining Al Jazeera America
David Shuster, the rootless cable television personality, has been hired by Al Jazeera America as as an anchor, sources at the network confirmed on Monday. Shuster's hire, first reported by Michael Calderone, comes just one month before AJAM's scheduled more
Politico (blog) ( 7/22/2013 9:20:43 AM -08:00 )

David Shuster Joining Al Jazeera America: Source
NEW YORK -– David Shuster, a veteran of MSNBC and Fox News, is joining Al Jazeera America as an anchor, according a source familiar with the deal. Shuster is the latest high-profile journalist to land at Al Jazeera America, which is expected to launch Aug. more
Huffington Post ( 7/22/2013 8:01:18 AM -08:00 )

Al Jazeera Finally Appears Ready for US Launch
Al Jazeera took what appeared to be its final steps to building a U.S. cable-news outlet Monday by instilling ABC News veteran Kate O'Brian as its president while naming the executive who has been building the nascent network, Ehab Al Shihabi, as its more
Variety ( 7/23/2013 3:11:35 AM -08:00 )

Al Jazeera America hires top US news talent ahead of launch
Al Jazeera America, the Qatar-owned news broadcaster's forthcoming US channel, has hired former ABC News executive Kate O'Brian to be its president. O'Brian, the senior vice-president at ABC News, has overseen the broadcaster's newsgathering more
DigitalTVEurope.net ( 7/23/2013 2:59:21 AM -08:00 )

Al Jazeera staffs up for US launch
Qatar-based Al Jazeera continues to gear up for the forthcoming launch of Al Jazeera America by hiring a former ABC News executive as its president. The Middle Eastern broadcaster acquired Al Gore's Current TV in January for US$500m and will relaunch it more
C21Media ( 7/23/2013 2:34:14 AM -08:00 )

Al Jazeera America names president, launch date
ABC News veteran Kate O'Brian has been named president of Al Jazeera America, the new US channel from the Qatar-based TV network, which will launch on 20 August. O'Brian was senior vice president for news at ABC News, having been responsible for more
Rapid tv news ( 7/22/2013 11:15:15 PM -08:00 )

Report: David Shuster To Join Al Jazeera America
David Shuster, formerly a big-named host for MSNBC and Fox News, will be joining Al Jazeera America as an evening anchor, Huffington Post reported Monday. Al Jazeera America, which is expected to launch Aug. 20, is the cable news network owned by more
TPM ( 7/22/2013 6:22:28 PM -08:00 )

ABC's Kate O'Brian Named Al Jazeera America President; Ehab Al Shihabi Is
Al Jazeera America has named ABC News veteran Kate O'Brian as its president and Ehab Al Shihabi as its interim CEO. The appointments were among several senior management announcements Monday. The network finally received a launch date: Aug. more
TheWrap ( 7/22/2013 3:34:58 PM -08:00 )