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Khalid Ali ( Al-Eisir )

Jounrnalist, Broadcaster & Director JisrNewsDirector of Almadaria TV



Location: London, UK Website: Director Website: Director


Director of JisrNews “News Agancy”, Almadaria TV “a Sudanese channel due to broadcast soon”, Alsharqiya News “Editorial board”. A highly experienced, competent and confident person with more than 25 years of experience in media, film-making and journalism. Always ready to take new challenges when they arise while remaining aware of professional roles and boundaries. Proven ability to manage and develop staff whilst at the same time balancing any changing and potentially conflicting demands on resources. For the last twenty-five years, I have written a weekly article in several newspapers (Al-Quds Al-Arabi Daily International Newspaper, Azzaman, Arab Telegraph, Alarab International and many local Sudanese Newspapers). I have presented hundreds of remarkable TV interviews, broadcasted on different TV stations including Sudan TV, Ashorooq TV, Alsharqiya TV, Alneelain TV, BNTV (Blue Nile), Umdorman TV and BBC Arabic broadcasted -part of- my interview with the international/Sudanese novelist and writer Tayeb Salih.

Books: Last words of Al-Tayeb Salih, published by: Sudan Intellectual Works Foundation, Khartoum – Sudan , 2010
Production of Documentary films/Producer: 
Two films produced in partnership with Nabta Production Company (In the midst of Guantanamo), Broadcasted by Al Jazeera Documentaries TV and (A man from Karmakol), Broadcasted by Al Jazeera Documentaries TV.

Employment History:

  • Director General Manager/Program Manager and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors – Al-Neelain Sport Channel
  • Head of UK Office: Sudan TV and Ashorooq TV
  • Editorial Secretary: Arab Telegraph Newspaper
  • Editor: Azzaman Daily Arabic International Newspaper London; Al-Quds Al-Arabi Daily International Newspaper; Al-Arab Daily Arabic International Newspaper; and Asharq al-Awsat Daily Arabic International Newspaper
  • Former Administrative Assistant at CARE International in Sudan

Education and Professional Membership:

  • Studied Business Management at Bolton University
  • Studied Digital Media, Computer Studies & Information Technology – City of Westminster
  • International Press Institute (I.P.I) – Vienna, Austria – 1994
  • International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) – The Global Voice of Journalists – 1994
  • Malta Press Club (MPC) – Valetta, Malta – 1996
  • National Union of Journalist (NUJ) – London, United Kingdom – 2002
  • General Union of Sudanese Journalists (GUSJ) – Khartoum, Sudan – 2006
  • The Foreign Press Association (FPA) – London, United Kingdom – 2010
  • The Royal Commonwealth Society (The Commonwealth Club) – 2010
  • Sudanese Journalists & Media Professionals Association (JAUK) – 2015
  • Founder, General Secretary and Development & Event Secretary.
  • Union of Sudanese Writers and Media Professionals (U.S.W.MP-UK) – 2017
  • Founder and General Secretary

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