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Monday, June 17, 2013

Al Jazeera America Unveils Top Primetime Show

It will be at 9 p.m. ET, titled "America Tonight,"  and in release here's how they describe the new executive producer and investigative chief:
Kim Bondy, an award-winning television executive producer, previously was the vice president of morning programming at CNN and the executive producer of that network’s American Morning with Soledad O’Brien and Miles O’Brien. At CNN, Bondy led the breaking coverage of the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq war and Hurricane Katrina. The Katrina coverage won Bondy and her team a Peabody Award. Prior to CNN, Bondy held executive and senior producing positions at the Today Show and Weekend Today. Bondy was also TV-One Network’s executive producer for the 2012 elections and the founder of the media and marketing strategy firm, The Bondy Group LLC.

America Tonight will draw on the global newsgathering resources of Al Jazeera Media Network’s 12 bureaus in the United States and more than 70 bureaus around the world. The program will feature work by the Al Jazeera America investigative team led by veteran journalist Ed Pound. It will also cover stories in depth from across America, revealing new insights on the news of the day and breaking stories with its own original reporting. America Tonight will also incorporate social media interaction on screen and off to reflect the views of its American audience.


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