Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2017

Wed, 3 May - 16:15 to 17:45

Parallel Session 6

Thu, 4 May - 9:00 to 10:45

Plenary Session 2

Giles Trendle

Acting Managing Director and Director of Programmes, Al Jazeera English

Giles Trendle is the acting Managing D and Director of Programmes at Al Jazeera English where he oversees an editorial staff of over 400 people based in its centres of Doha, London, Washington DC and Kuala Lumpur as well as in over 70 bureaux around the world.
Giles first joined Al Jazeera in 2004 to work on the Arabic channel's flagship investigative documentary show before moving to Al Jazeera English ahead of its launch in 2006.
He began his career in the mid 1980’s as a freelance print journalist based in Lebanon covering that country’s civil war.
Giles resides in Qatar where the Al Jazeera Media Network is headquartered. 
Al Jazeera English produces 24/7 news and current affairs programming for a worldwide TV audience of over 280 million households and mobile content for global digital consumers.