Aloke Devichand Aloke Devichand, Aljazeera Docs, Qatar

Aloke is a senior commissioning producer for Witness, the flagship character-led documentary strand on Al Jazeera English. The strand commissions, co-produces and acquires half-hour and one-hour documentaries for a global audience. Before this he helped launch a short documentaries strand for Al Jazeera’s digital startup, AJ+, which has become one of the world’s largest social media video publishers. In the past Aloke has also worked for CNN International, and for production companies making films for the BBC and Channel 4. He holds a BSc in Management from the London School of Economics, and an MSc in International Public Policy from University College London.

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Al Jazeera English is a 24-hour English language international news and current affairs channel with a reputation for fearless reporting from the heart of the story. Its award winning programming takes viewers inside the key stories to provide the grassroots perspectives that reveal the human face of world news. It transmits to more than 260 million households on six continents and in more than 130 countries.