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Management profile

Dima Khatib

Managing Director

Dima is a journalist, writer and a mother. Currently the Managing Director of AJ+ in its three languages: English, Arabic and Spanish. Dima is the only female executive within Al Jazeera Media Network. She joined Al Jazeera back in 1997 as a broadcast journalist in the channel’s very first Doha newsroom. She quickly became a news producer, known for managing the coverage of the channel during the Iraq War. She set up bureaus in China and Venezuela and was the first female bureau chief of Al Jazeera's.

In 20 years, Dima has reported from over thirty countries, interviewing presidents and people from all walks of life, including Venezuela’s late president Hugo Chavez and Brazil’s former president Lula da Silva. Following her intensive coverage of Arab Revolutions on social media, Dima was classified as the most connected woman on Twitter in the Middle East in 2012. Today she remains among the most influential Arabs on social media. Dima has also worked for WHO, Swiss Radio International, Radio Qatar (French), AFP and has lectured in journalism at the American University in Dubai.

Dima holds a Masters' Degree in Translation, Geneva University, Switzerland. She speaks eight languages. Dima has one published book in Arabic: "Love Refugee".