Al Jazeera English is headquartered in Doha, Qatar.
Al Jazeera English is an international news channel with over sixty bureaus around the world that span six different continents.
Since being established in 2006, it has continued to grow in reach and popularity due to its global coverage, especially from underreported regions.
The channel currently broadcasts to over 250 million households across 130 countries.
Al Jazeera English's in-depth approach to journalism has won it numerous awards and plaudits over the years. It is the current RTS News Channel of the Year, and Freesat Best News Channel.
In the last year, Al Jazeera English has also picked up the Columbia Journalism Award, a DuPont award, and a George Polk award.
Al Jazeera English is part of the Al Jazeera Network - one of the world's leading media corporations, encompassing news, documentary and sport channels.
Al Jazeera started out more than fifteen years ago as the first independent news channel in the Arab world dedicated to covering and uncovering stories in the region.
It is now a media network consisting of over twenty channels - Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera Balkans, Al Jazeera Sport, Al Jazeera Mubasher, Al Jazeera Documentary, the Al Jazeera Media Training and Development Center and the Al Jazeera Center for Studies.
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Facts and Figures
We broadcast to more than 220 million households in more than 100 countries.
Al Jazeera Network has more than 65 bureaus across the globe - the majority are rooted in the global South.
Al Jazeera Network has more than 3,000 staff members across the world, including more than 400 journalists from more than 60 countries.
Al Jazeera English has more than 1,000 highly experienced staff from more than 50 nationalities, making AJE's newsroom among the most diverse in the world.
Al Jazeera English broadcasts news and current affairs 24 hours a day, seven days a week from Doha headquarters and our centres in London and Washington, DC.
Al Jazeera English can be watched streaming live on line at: www.livestation.com/aje.
Al Jazeera is the most watched news channel on YouTube, receiving 2.5 million views per month. Launched on April 16, 2007, the Al Jazeera English YouTube site has more than 25,000 videos currently live on the English channel.
In January 2007, Al Jazeera English replaced BBC World on Yes, Israeli satellite television.
Al Jazeera English has received many nominations and awards for news and programming from various organisations, including the International Emmys, The Royal Television Society, The Monte Carlo Film Festival, YouTube, The Foreign Press Association, The Association of International Broadcasters and Amnesty International.
The Al Jazeera Network Consists of:
1. Al Jazeera Satellite channel (Arabic)
2. Al Jazeera English
3. Al Jazeera Documentary
4. Al Jazeera Sport
5. Al Jazeera Mubasher (Live)
6. Al Jazeera Media Training and Development Centre
7. Al Jazeera Centre for Studies
8. Al Jazeera Mobile
9. Al Jazeera.net (the Arabic web site)
10. Al Jazeera English Online (the English web site)