In keeping with
Al Jazeera Internationalís aim to bring English speaking viewers around the world
a fresh 360 degree perspective on world news and current affairs, Palmer will
travel the globe to take the pulse of destinations across the planet, exploring
everything from cultural and religious events, to the social and economic background
behind each unique location with a special emphasis on people.
Jazeera Internationalís viewers will also be introduced to a whole new community
of international filmmakers, which will be a regular show on the channel.
Al Jazeera International director of programmes Paul Gibbs states, "Our
programme genres will reflect the most important areas from technology, politics,
religion, womenís issues and business news which will be presented to viewers
from Al Jazeera Internationalís fresh global perspective."
the other hand, Palmer adds, "Weíll be offering our audience an alternative
look at destinations across the globe and bypassing the clichés of entertainment
programming. Iím looking to go beyond the red-carpet as well, and introduce the
world to those interesting people behind the neon lights.Ē
Palmerís high-profile interviews with acclaimed international filmmakers include;
Lord of the Rings composer Howard Shore, Russell Crowe, Ron Howard, Gabriele Salvatores
and Fernando Meirelles. In recent years she has also travelled to Moscow to interview
Paul McCartney for his first concert performance in Russia, Sting in Venice, Black
Eyed Peas in Verona, as well as Beyonce, Kylie Minogue, Dido and Italian music
icons Zucchero and Eros Ramazzotti..