Former CNN anchor Riz Khan joins forces with Al Jazeera Intl

MUMBAI: Former CNN International anchor Riz Khan has joined the upcoming news network Al jazeera International. He will host an interactive interview show. When he was at CNN Khan hosted the show Q&A which was also interactive in nature. Al Jazeera International a 24-hour, English-language news and current affairs channel is set to broadcast globally from next year.     

Khan?s new show, live daily from Washington DC, will feature world leaders, newsmakers and celebrities in a question and answer format led by viewer participation. Speaking about the upcoming channel Al Jazeera International MD Nigel Parson said, "This is the most exciting television news and current affairs project in decades. It will revolutionise the global news industry by offering viewers across the world a fresh perspective on news."

Khan?s show ? aimed at being the world?s most interactive interview programme ? will allow viewers to directly talk to newsmakers with their questions. Khan says, "I think we are at a turning point where viewers across the world are looking for a fresh approach to news and information. Al Jazeera brings together all the pieces to provide a complete picture on global issues. I?m incredibly excited to have this rare chance to build something so new and influential from the ground up.

"Al Jazeera International is all about revolutionising viewer choice. I?ve now got the chance to offer viewers around the globe a much-needed voice on the world stage. Imagine, a person at any level in society, in almost any country, having the chance to talk directly with a President or a Prime Minister, or even a global celebrity. It?s a wonderfully honest and equal opportunity for people ? something still uncommon in broadcasting."

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