Contact: Diarmuid JeffreysRegion: All UK

Title: Head of Investigative Programmes / Editor, People & Power
Genre: Factual, Documentary, Current Affairs
Region: All UK

About Channel

Al Jazeera English is a global 24-hour English language news and current affairs channel, dedicated to putting the human story at the forefront of the news agenda. Providing independent and impartial news for a global audience, Al Jazeera provides a voice to different perspectives from traditionally under-reported regions around the world. Al Jazeera English is part of the Al Jazeera Network, headquartered in Qatar. Winner of the RTS Royal Television Society News Channel of the Year award 2012, the channel reaches more than 260 million households on six continents and in more than 135 countries. Many of their programmes and strands have won prestigious international awards.

Commissioning strands include flagship observational documentary strand Witness, investigative strand; People & Power; Al Jazeera World; 101 East, Earthrise and The Cure. Recent acclaimed series include Activate! and Artscape.

Programme Interests

People & Power is Al Jazeera English’s multi-award winning documentary current affairs and investigative strand. Broadcast throughout the year and with a new half-hour edition every week, it pursues stories from all over the world; combining provocative, hard-hitting, revelatory and incisive television journalism with high-quality filmmaking. Working with some of the industry’s best independent filmmakers and journalists, it probes deep into stories of global significance and investigates everything from political and corporate wrongdoing, human rights abuses and the origins of conflict,  to the plight of the world’s most vulnerable peoples. 

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