Al Jazeera announces 12 US bureaus

Media network Al Jazeera has formally announced its 12 bureaus in the US which will be launched on August 20.

According to the Politico, the new bureaus are located at Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C.

Al Jazeera America’s senior vice-president for newsgathering, Marcy McGinnis said that it is critical for the network to have bureaus strategically placed throughout the US so that it can cover the news from wherever it happens.

She further said that the company wants its correspondents to report on a wide range of local, state and regional stories within the context of what it means for the rest of the country and the extraordinary team of correspondents, producers and crews it has assembled has the experience to find and report stories that will resonate with their national audience, the report added. (ANI)