LONDON: Palestinian broadcast journalist Dr. Nabeel Alkhatib has been named the best general manager of a news services company in the Middle East at a prestigious annual awards event.
The media entrepreneur collected his Peacock Award at a ceremony held on Wednesday evening at the St. Regis Hotel Amman in Jordan.
Alkhatib is general manager of Asharq News, whose subsidiary Asharq Business with Bloomberg was also recognized at the event, picking up the “Best Economic News on Social Media Platforms” prize.
د. نبيل الخطيب يفوز بجائزة العام "لأفضل مدير عام لشركة خدمات إخبارية في الشرق الأوسط" من جوائز #المنتدى_العالمي_للتواصل_الاجتماعي
كما فازت "اقتصاد الشرق مع بلومبرغ" بجائزة "أفضل منصة إخبارية اقتصادية على وسائل التواصل الاجتماعي".@nakhatib @AsharqBusiness pic.twitter.com/2X521GidNi
— Asharq Corporate مؤسسة الشرق للأخبار (@AsharqCorp) November 11, 2022
The Peacock Awards honor the best use of social media by individuals and organizations.
Asharq Business with Bloomberg is a multi-platform business news service that offers round-the-clock coverage in Arabic, with a focus on regional and global economics. It is part of Riyadh-based Asharq News, which is a subsidiary of Saudi Research and Media Group.
The company said it aims to “become the premier Arabic-language business news provider, using multiple platforms to reach business leaders as well as a younger generation that understands the importance of economic, financial and corporate information to the development of the region.”
Alkhatib joined Asharq News in 2019 after working as general manager at TV channels Al Arabiya and Al-Hadath.