Al Jazeera Media Network has appointed Dima Khatib as Managing Director of AJ+.

Dima joined Al Jazeera in 1997 as a broadcast journalist in Al Jazeera’s Doha newsroom where she became a news producer. S

“I’m very honoured to step into the role of Managing Director of AJ+. It is an exciting and enriching challenge for me to work on pushing this amazing project forward,” commented Dima on her new role as MD.

“We’re experiencing an era of rapid change in the news industry, where digital platforms require a new form of communication from within the digital world. Through AJ+, Al Jazeera has pioneered a world of digital storytelling that encourages its young audience to engage in conversations, build communities and challenge everything they see and hear.

“It is time for AJ+ to be taken to the next level of success. I feel fortunate to be part of that”.

AJ+ was launched as a digital-only news platform from Al Jazeera in 2014 (Picture courtesy of Al Jazeera/IssaSK Photography)