About Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America is the U.S. based news channel that provides both domestic and international news coverage for its American audiences. Translated from Arabic, "Al Jazeera" means "peninsula." Our logo stays true to its Arabian roots with a distinctive calligraphy of the network name.

Headquartered in New York City with bureaus in 12 cities across the United States, Al Jazeera America is available in more than 60 million homes in the U.S. across major television providers, including DirecTV, Comcast/Xfinity, Time Warner Cable, DISH Network, AT&T U-Verse, Verizon FiOS, and Bright House Networks. To find Al Jazeera America in your area, click here.

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Corporate Milestones


5/30/2015 Al Jazeera America wins two Overseas Press Club Awards:
  • Best International Reporting in any Medium Dealing with Human Rights for “Fault Lines: America’s War Workers”
  • The David Kaplan Award for Nick Schifrin’s reporting from Gaza
  • 5/19/2015 Al Jazeera America wins two Gracies Awards:
  • Outstanding original online programming in an audio category for “Ferguson Talks Politics”
  • Outstanding interview program or feature category for “Gloria Steinem Talks to Al Jazeera”
  • 5/6/2015 Al Anstey joins Al Jazeera America as CEO.
    4/23/2015 Al Jazeera America wins a Sigma Delta Chi Award in the Online Non-Deadline Reporting (Affiliated) Category for “Native American Veterans.”
    4/15/2015 Al Jazeera America wins 16 National Headliner Awards with six entries coming in first place.
    3/26/2015 New long term agreements with key cable operators bring distribution footprint to 63 million households.
    2/26/2015Al Jazeera America attracts its one millionth Facebook fan.
    9/30/2014Al Jazeera America wins an Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine for “Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera”
    8/20/2014Al Jazeera America celebrates one-year anniversary.
    8/10/2014New long term agreements with key cable operators bring distribution footprint to 60 million households, making Al Jazeera America the fastest growing cable network in 2014.
    5/19/2014Al Jazeera America wins two Peabody Awards for “Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera” and “Fault Lines: Made in Bangladesh”
    4/16/2014 Al Jazeera America wins a Sigma Delta Chi Award in the Investigative Reporting Category for “Fault Lines: Haiti in a Time of Cholera”
    4/2/2014 Al Jazeera America wins seven National Headliner Awards with five entries coming in first place.
    2/19/2014Al Jazeera America wins a Gracies Award in the Outstanding Hard News Feature Category for “America Tonight: Fists of Fury”
    12/6/2013Al Jazeera America launches on Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and other major markets.
    8/20/2013Al Jazeera Media Network launches as a new U.S.-based news channel providing both domestic and international news coverage for American audiences. The new channel is headquartered in New York City with 12 bureaus in major cities around the country and 3 broadcast centers.
    7/22/2013Al Jazeera America names its Interim CEO, President, and senior editorial leadership.
    1/2/2013Al Jazeera Media Network announces the purchase of Current TV and the creation of Al Jazeera America, a new U.S.-based news channel that will provide both domestic and international coverage for American audiences.

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