Saudi Arabian journalist, columnist and author, Jamal Khashoggi is the General Manager and Editor-in-Chief of Al Arab News Channel.
Khashoggi began his career as a correspondent for the Saudi Gazette Daily, and continued his career in journalism writing for various daily and weekly Arab newspapers from 1987 to 1990.
From 1991 to 1999, he was appointed as a foreign correspondent to cover the events in such countries as Afghanistan, Algeria, Kuwait, Sudan and the Middle East.
He was appointed a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Arab News the leading English newspaper of Saudi Arabia. In 2003, he becomes Editor-in-Chief of Al-Watan daily, which is considered the pioneering reformist newspaper in Saudi Arabia. In less than two month he lost his job but later appointed as the media advisor to Prince Turki Al Faisal, the Saudi Ambassador in London and later Washington.
In 2007, he returned to Al Watan as its Editor in Chief. In mid-2010, Prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal appointed him to launch and lead a new 24 hour news channel, Al Arab.
Jamal Khashoggi was born in Medina 1958, Saudi Arabia, and graduated from Indiana State University in 1982.