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Buying & Selling International Programming. Phil Lawrie Director, Global Distribution Al Jazeera Network. Al Jazeera Network. News, Sport & Documentary channels Arabic & English 4000 staff 120 nationalities Headquartered in Doha, Qatar Al Jazeera Satellite Channel (AJA) launched in 1996

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buying selling international programming

Buying & Selling International Programming

Phil Lawrie

Director, Global Distribution

Al Jazeera Network

al jazeera network
Al Jazeera Network
  • News, Sport & Documentary channels
  • Arabic & English
  • 4000 staff
  • 120 nationalities
  • Headquartered in Doha, Qatar
  • Al Jazeera Satellite Channel (AJA) launched in 1996
    • “The Opinion & The Other Opinion”
  • Al Jazeera English (AJE) launched in November 2006
    • News from a developing world perspective
  • AJA & AJE combined have 69 bureaux worldwide
slide3

Al Jazeera’s Newsgathering Reach

GLOBALLY

  • Al Jazeera (Arabic & English combined) has 69 bureaux worldwide
  • AJE has 4 x Broadcast Centres: Doha, London, Washington, Kuala Lumpur

IN AFRICA

  • Al Jazeera currently has 13 bureax in Africa
  • AJE is developing a sizeable News Centre in Nairobi that will significantly enhance the channel’s ability to cover the African continent
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The power of Al Jazeera

  • Brand – one of the most recognisable and powerful brands in the world
  • Integrity – the Al Jazeera Code of Ethics
  • Perspective – balancing the established Western news agenda / the “human” angle
  • Award-winning
    • Monte Carlo Television Festival 2008
      • Best News Programme - News Hour
    • Royal Television Society Awards 2008
      • Young Journalist Of The Year
    • Amnesty International Television & Radio Awards 2008
      • International Documentary
    • International Emmy Awards 2008 Nominations
      • Current Affairs
slide6

What are we selling?

  • Linear channels
  • Programming blocks
  • Individual programmes for syndication
  • Archive clips
  • Digital services
    • Internet TV & VOD
    • Mobile TV & VOD
    • Other mobile services (SMS, MMS)
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How are we doing?

  • AJA available in 52 million households worldwide
  • AJE available in 126 million households worldwide
  • AJE available in 13 million households in Africa (15 million from 1st Oct 08)

“After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb”

Nelson Mandela

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What challenges do we face?

  • Capacity
  • Regulatory bureaucracy
  • Rights
  • “Baggage” & myths
  • Timing of new deployments
    • HD
    • Digital media services
    • Localized services
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Opportunities: HD & Digital Media

  • Fully digitized, fully HD newsroom & newsgathering
  • When to deploy HD services with distribution platforms?
  • Al Jazeera = #1 news channel on YouTube
  • Free internet TV live stream in selected territories = need for geo-targeting
  • Web & mobile VOD services
slide10

How are we delivering success?

  • “Glocal” Approach
  • Embracing multiple media
  • Knowing what rights we hold
  • Knowing our platform partners
  • Knowing our audience
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