17 August 2023: Sky News Arabia, a leading 24/7 Arabic news network, today announced the joining of Sohaib Charair as a prominent new addition to its lineup of regionally-renowned presenters. Sohaib will make his debut as a News and Program Presenter on Sky News Arabia platforms starting September 2023.
With a rich career spanning over two decades, Charair brings forth a wealth of experience in the news industry, and his appointment further strengthens Sky News Arabia’s position as home to the most exceptional journalists and professionals in the media industry.
Abdou Gadallah, Head of News at Sky News Arabia, commented: “We are incredibly proud to welcome Sohaib Charair to our team. Sky News Arabia has become a center of excellence since its launch in 2012, and this appointment is a reflection of our dedication to attracting the most exceptional talents in the media landscape.”
“We are confident that Sohaib Charair’s extensive experience and notable presence in the media industry will further enhance the exceptional quality of our content, in line with our overarching vision for Sky News Arabia – to stand out as the most trusted, innovative platform for news and information, catering to evolving audiences. Sohaib will make a great addition to our diverse team of the region’s top 400 journalists and media professionals.” He added.
Commenting on his appointment, Sohaib Charair said: “Joining Sky News Arabia marks the beginning of an exciting new chapter in my career. The channel is well known as one of the region’s most prestigious media platforms, as it consistently upholds the highest professional standards, while fostering an environment that encourages creativity and innovation. I look forward to working alongside the organisation’s esteemed team of media experts, and to be part of Sky News Arabia’s continued success story.” Charair added.
Prior to joining Sky News Arabia, Charair was a leading news and program presenter at Al Arabiya, where he took part in a vast series of notable media coverage and exclusive interviews that have become renowned across the region.
Sohaib Charair began his career as a reporter for Al-Jill Newspaper in Algeria, before moving into radio as a presenter at Radio Culture Algeria, followed by his post as a news and program presenter at Radio Algeria International where he was awarded the Golden Microphone Award for best news presenter in 2008. He then made his first debut on TV as a news anchor on Algeria TV.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in media from the University of Algiers, and a Master’s degree in journalism from the Superior School of Journalism and Communication in Paris.
About Sky News Arabia
Sky News Arabia is a leading pan-Arab news organisation broadcasting 24/7 to households across the Arabic-speaking world. With a free-to-air TV channel, audio platforms and digital platforms, it is the home of breaking news, business, lifestyle, arts, culture, and sports coverage.
Committed to delivering outstanding analysis of the regional and international news agenda since 2012, Sky News Arabia has become a trusted and respected news outlet appealing to people of all ages, nationalities and backgrounds. Alongside its core news coverage, the channel has built a strong audience for its business coverage, daily sports analysis, and current affairs.
Sky News Arabia has a network of bureaus across MENA, Europe, and the US, ensuring viewers are up to date with all the news and the stories behind the news as it unfolds.
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