Principal Presenter

Fairouz Ziani

Al Jazeera Arabic

Fairouz Ziani is a Principal Presenter at Al-Jazeera News Channel since the summer of 2000. She has presented many news bulletins and coverages, such as: "The Palestinian Legislative Elections"  in 2006, "Eye on Russia", "Caucuses in the United States", down to cover the "Situation of Syrian Refugees on the Turkish-Syrian Border". In addition, she has hosted many of the Al-Jazeera News programs such as: "Between the Lines", "For Women only", "Backstage", and "Revolution Tongue".

Before joining Al Jazeera Network, Fairouz Ziani has worked as a News presenter and editor in Algerian Television since 1995. She has studied at the Institute of Information and Communication in Algeria,  graduated from it in 2000, and held  a High Graduate in Science of Technology from Houari Boumediene University in 1995.

Fairouz Ziani is fluent in Arabic, English, and French, and she is a mother of five children.



She will be hosting Session 3 entitled "Toward Mechanisms for the Protection of Journalists".