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Faisal Al-Kasim

Al Jazeera Media Network

Tv Presentation, Meeting the Press


Faisal al-Qassem began his journalistic career at the BBC in 1989 as a producer and anchor of some flagship radio shows at that time. He then worked for the BBC TV channel for two years, before joining Al-Jazeera in 1996. A short time later, he started hosting his famous live debate show the "Opposite Direction" on Aljazeera Arabic Channel. He has been presenting this show since 1997. He is a professional trainer for more 20 years, who has given along the last 12 years, courses in TV talk shows presentation and in the needed skills to deal with the media not only at Al Jazeera media Institute but also in other training centers worldwide. For some years in a row, al-Qassem has been given the title of the best Arab journalist. Many international magazines chose him among the most influential media personalities in the world.


- Attended and lectured in many conferences: • Zayed Centre for Coordination& Follow-up. • Dubai Press Club. • Al Fujairah Cultural & Media Authority. • West Minister University, London, UK. • Center for Arab Unity Studies. - Essay/ current affairs writer in many print outlets. - Presenter of Aljazeera most renowned program “Opinion & Other Opinion” for more than 20 years and still ongoing.



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