Sheila MacVicar Latest Hire for Al Jazeera

Sheila MacVicar, a longtime London-based correspondent for American television networks, is the latest hire at Al Jazeera America. The news network that plans to launch next month and has been hiring personnel for offices in New York and Washington, and on Monday announced MacVicar’s job. Other contributors include former CNN anchors Soledad O’Brien and Ali […]

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CNN’S Ali Velshi Heading to Al Jazeera America

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Al Jazeera America channel says that CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi is coming aboard. The channel, set to launch later this year, said Thursday that Velshi will develop and host a prime-time program that will debut as a half-hour weekly series. Velshi’s magazine-style show is expected to expand to […]

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CNN’s Ali Velshi Gets Weekday Newscast

NEW YORK (AP) – CNN chief business correspondent Ali Velshi will soon be part of the ‘CNN Newsroom’ anchor lineup. CNN said yesterday that Velshi will host a two-hour newscast weekdays at 1 p.m. Eastern. He joins Kyra Phillips and Tony Harris, who each anchor earlier segments of the ‘Newsroom’ block. He will be followed […]

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