Al-Jazeera America (AJAM) is an American News satellite & cable news American channel under the Royal ownership of Qatar’s ruling family. Now the mainstream American television is a part of the Aljazeera Media Network. The recently aired Al Jazeerean domain that was launched on August 2013 is now directly challenging the old & key players in American Public and Private Media lots such as HLN, Fox, and CNN.
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Al Jazeera America is headquartered in and broadcasted from the first floor of Manhattan Center (New York City). The network encompasses 12 bureau locations in Washington D.C including Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Detroit, Seattle, New Orleans, Newseum, Dallas, San Francisco, Denver and Nashville. San Francisco was also previously occupied by Al Jazeera as headquarter. Al-Jazeera was able to take the rights of “Current TV” in January, 2013. The Qatar based TV is now been run and transmitted as the American News Channel, on airs in a standard definition feed by several cable providers which have previously done the job for Current like Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks, and Google Fiber which earned the initials bids to launch the newly born American TV. More recently in May, 2014 Verizon FiOS and in June, 014 AT&T and U-Verse have also started the cable business in high definitions. Al Jazeera (AJAM) is televised in at least 55 million American households. Al Jazeera English being launched in 2006 is available to 4.7 million domestic units of nation. The TV (AJAM) has won a number of international awards & recognitions in regard to its content & broadcasting services since its launch in the August 2013. On July 22, 2013 Al Jazeera America announced Kate O’Brian (Former President ABC News) as the President of the Network and Ehab Al Shihabi as CEO and incharge of business matters of the newly born American television. David Doss the former CNN man was brought for the seat of Vice President (programming). CBS executive Marcy McGinnis was found capable of seeking the Vice president (news gathering). Much likely the MNSBC executive Shannon High- Bassalik was traded as the the Senior Vice President of documentaries and programs. The veteran journalists, anchors, producers from CBS, ABC, CNN and a couple others were selected for the newly added media house in the country. On August 20, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. (eastern) Al Jazeera was launched specifically for the American viewers.
|Owner||Al Jazeera Media Network|
|Launch||August 20, 2013|
|Broadcast area||United States of America|
|Slogan||“There’s More To It””Your Global News Leader”|
|Sister channels||Al Jazeera EnglishAJ+beIN Sport|
|Headquarters||Manhattan Center New York City, New York|
|“Shorty Award” for “Best News Twitter Account”.|
|Gracie Award Won by Reed Lindsay for the Story “Fists of Fury”.|
|“Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award” for “Made in Bangladesh”.|
|“News & Documentary Emmy Award” for “Haiti in a time of Cholera”.|
|“Peabody Awards” (two) for “Fault Lines”.|
|Real Money hosted by Ali Velshi from New York City||Power Politics||Fault Lines contributed by Josh Rushing, Sebastian Walker & Zeina Awad||America Tonight hosted by Joie Chen|
|Listening Post by Richard Gizbert||News Hour from Doha||Consider this hosted by Antonio Mora||Inside Story by Ray Suarez|
|TechKnow||The Stream with Lisa Fletcher & Wajahat Ali||Talk to Al Jazeera||–|
Note: Morining, afternoon, early evening, Nightly news and Late Night News are also included amidst daily programs transmitted by the Al Jazeera.
|AMC-11||3910 V / 13200 / 5/6 (HD)|
|Direct TV||Channel 347 (SD only) Ch 1347 (VOD)|
|Dish Network||Ch 215 (SD only)|
|Comcast||Channel 107 or 125 (SD only)|
|Verizon FiOS||Ch 614 (HD) Ch114 (SD)|
|Time Warner Cable||Channel varies by market (SD) / (HD)|
|Bright House Networks||Channel varies by market (SD) / (HD)|
|In-House (Washington)||Channel 22|
|Google Fiber||Channel 106 (HD)|
|Century Link||Ch 220 and 3740 (SD only)|
|AT&T U-Verse||Ch 1219 (HD) and 219 (SD)|