Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Thursday, December 10, 2009

INSIDE THE MIDDLE EAST

Good news for Inside the Middle East fans. Hala will be hosting the January 2010 episode from Egypt.

Saturday, November 28, 2009

MASSACRE IN THE PHILLIPINES

Here's the latest CNN video clip from I-Desk on the massacre in the Phillipines.

Thursday, October 29, 2009

LE GRAND JOURNAL

Hala was on Le Grand Journal with Fabrice Lundy, Mardi 27 Octobre.
Here is the Podcast.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

AUTUMN OF CHANGE - BERLIN WALL

HALA AT THE CENTRE DE FORMATION DES JOURNALISTES

Hala lectured at the Paris journalism school, Centre de Formation des Journalistes. For a student's comment on the visit, check out Carlton Jacquier's blog. There is also a link in this post of his blog to an interview with Ms. Gorani.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

INTERVIEW IN THE "KHALEEJ TIMES ONLINE"



There is an interview with Hala in the October 9, 2009, "Khaleej Times Online":
"Telling the Stories behind the Headlines" by Raziqueh Hussain

Sunday, September 20, 2009

INTERVIEW IN "THE PENINSULA"

Hala discusses the opening of the Abu Dhabi bureau in November 2009 in The Peninsula.

INTERVIEW WITH "THE NATIONAL"

Hala is interviewed by Philippa Kennedy of The National, an English newspaper from the Abu Dhabi Media Company.

From the interview:

"Gorani admits she misses the thrill of on-the-road reporting but she says anchoring a live programme is a different kind of excitement that may yet have her heading for the airport again...

When she’s not on screen, she might be found taking dance classes or with the aforementioned beagle. “He isn’t a normal dog,” she says. “He’s got issues about being friendly. I thought at first he was shy because he didn’t know me but he stayed this way and I think that’s kind of cool. He doesn’t like long walks. After 10minutes he starts not wanting to walk any more.”

Read the full article in the September 19, 2009 The National.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

NEW TIME FOR I-DESK

CNNI is revamping their lineup starting September 21, 2009 and it appears that the I-Desk edition hosted by Ms. Gorani will be coming on two hours earlier - at 1pm EST. Check your local listings.

Monday, August 17, 2009

DE FRANCE 3 à CNN

An interview with Hala from Club Averroes.

Club Averroes

Saturday, August 8, 2009

DEEPEST SYMPATHY

Hala has written a beautiful and moving tribute to her Grandmother after her passing on August 1: Remembering Nana

Deepest sympathies to Hala and her family.

Friday, July 24, 2009

FRANCE INTER

Femmes dans les médias: Hala GORANI, Maïtena BIRABEN, Eliane VICTOR, Michèle REISER

Available for 8 days at: France Inter

Saturday, July 11, 2009

INTERVIEW WITH ERIKA MOULET

En évoquant avec Erika Moulet, présentatrice des JT du week-end sur LCI, ce qui ferait l’actu de cette semaine du 4 au 10 juillet, l’Independence Day américain s’est imposé. Dès lors, la journaliste s’est mise en action pour rencontrer Hala Gorani de CNN…

Interview

Friday, June 26, 2009

INTERNATIONAL DESK'S 100TH EPISODE

I-Desk had it's 100th episode today, 26 June 2009, and Hala gave a short tutorial.
video

Sunday, June 21, 2009

IRAN



Wednesday, June 10, 2009

HALA ON FRANCE3



Hala again graces the French airwaves, appearing on France3:

"Ce soir, Frédéric et ses invités débattent des nouvelles inquiétudes autour de l’arme nucléaire, à quelques jours des élections en Iran et alors que la polémique gonfle autour des essais de la Corée du nord.

Avec 4 grands spécialistes de la question : Alain Joxe, Georges Le Guelte, Jean-Marie Collin et Patrick Berche, et une journaliste de CNN internationale : Hala Gorani."

France3

Monday, June 8, 2009

HALA AND ... A SPORT INTERVIEW?

Continuing her hard work in France, Hala attended the Men's Final at the French Open and interviewed Roger Federer the following day.

Saturday, June 6, 2009

RTL HEBDO

Yet another short radio commentary by Hala on D-Day.

RTL Hebdo

HALA ON FRANCE2 20 HEURES



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Friday, June 5, 2009

HALA ON EUROPE1 FRANCE

As posted below Hala was a guest on Europe1, but seems was only on about three minutes. Look for her to begin about the 32 mark.

Europe1fr Hala 050609

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

IN FRANCE FOR D-DAY

Le vendredi 5 juin, le 18/20 présenté par Wendy Bouchard et Patrick Cohen en direct du Mémorial de Caen. Ils recevront notamment, Antony Beevor, historien anglais, spécialiste de la seconde guerre mondiale auteur de « D-Day et la bataille de Normandie » aux éditions Calmann-Lévy, Stéphane Grimaldi, directeur du Mémorial de Caen, Stéphane Simonnet, historien français, auteur de « L’atlas de la libération. Des débarquements aux villes libérées » aux éditions Autrement et Hala Gorani, journaliste à CNN International en duplex de nos studios parisiens

Europe1.fr

Saturday, May 23, 2009

HALA SPEAKS KLINGON

OK, it's been a little spare in Hala world lately, so I thought I would embed this video from CNN. It's no secret Hala isn't a fan - but to hear her try Klingon is priceless.

Disclaimer: By posting this I am in NO WAY supporting I-Report. I think it is a waste of time and money.

Monday, April 27, 2009

INTERNATIONAL DESK PROMO

The first "International Desk with Hala Gorani" promo.
video

Sunday, April 5, 2009

FRANCE2 20 HEURES 05 APRIL 09



Hala was a guest on France2's 20 Heures.

Saturday, April 4, 2009

VIDEO INTERVIEW



Hala has a short interview with Challenges.fr as part of an article about CNN.com.

Monday, March 23, 2009

APRIL 2009 ITME

I'm not going to post these every month - but there will be an April ITME.
I think someone needs to correct their Hala Wiki post.

April 2009:
Hosted by Schams Elwazer in Beirut
MOVIE CENSORSHIP CONTROVERSY
IRAN’S SURGING UNDERGROUND ROCK SCENE
ULTRA-ORTHODOX JEWS REVEALED
VIGNETTE - “GIRLS’ TAXI” - FOR WOMEN, BY WOMEN
Turner Inflight Services

UPDATE: It seems ITME will return to its former time slot per new promo which started running today.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

ARABIAN WOMAN'S 30 AWESOME WOMEN

Each year the magazine, "Arabian Woman" names 30 Awesome Women.

This year Hala is named as a "Hero":

"CNN reporter and anchor Hala Gorani is not fearless – but that hasn’t stopped her from risking her life to bring news to the public. Early this year, she presented ‘The Middle East Challenge’, a special hour-long programme that took an insightful and thought-provoking look into the problems and promise facing the Middle East.

As one of CNN’s most experienced international journalists, she has reported from every country in the Middle East, including KSA, Iraq, Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian territories. She was instrumental in CNN International’s coverage of the Israel-Hezbollah conflict in 2006, for which CNN won an Edward R Murrow Award. In 2005, she was one of the first television reporters on the ground in Amman, Jordan, after al Qaeda suicide bombers attacked two hotels. Earlier that year, she also covered the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza."

Be sure and download the PDF for the complete article and pictures.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

THIS IS CNN - FRANCE PART DEUX

For the completist, the ten second version.
video

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

THE SHOW MUST GO ON

A few posts ago, HaBa brought up that someone had put in Hala's Wiki article ITME was ceasing production as of February 2009. This someone cited to no source.

I seriously doubt it.

Schams Elwazer is hosting the March episode - at the usual times.
video

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

THIS IS CNN - FRANCE

CNN is currently running a new series of "This is CNN" spots using anchors and reporters from various world sites they are associated with. Guess who got Paris, France?
video

Monday, February 16, 2009

2003 Promo for Biz News

I've been asked before if I have any old clips which could be posted. Yes, I have old video- but a lot was originally recorded on VCR tape and the transfers aren't always that great. Here is an old promo for Biz News. I will try to put together some decent clips from the "good old" London days.
video

Monday, February 9, 2009

UPDATE TO THE CNN BIO PAGE

Hala's CNN Bio page was updated today, informing readers about International Desk and the end of her stint as host of Inside the Middle East:

"She is the host of International Desk, the new weekday program that brings viewers into the heart of the largest newsgathering operation in the world, immersing them in the latest stories of the day.

Gorani formerly hosted ‘Inside the Middle East’, the monthly show featuring stories on the most important social, political and cultural issues in the region."

I don't usually editorialize but...although Inside the Middle East may continue for awhile (remember D360?)Ms. Gorani's hosting talent will be greatly missed. It remains to be seen if she will still cover stories in the field. Hopefully, her talents won't be wasted walking to and fro in a flashy studio interacting with screens versus doing real journalism.

And to ITME from this former viewer - RIP.

INTERNATIONAL DESK 2

International Desk had its debut this morning. The opening:
video

Thursday, January 29, 2009

INTERNATIONAL DESK


Starting next week, a new show is listed in the "Hala" YWT time slot -"International Desk". The Astro TV Guide shows the above (vintage) picture of Hala with this description of the show: "International Desk" brings viewers into the heart of the largest news gathering operation in the world. Viewers don't come here to "watch" the news; they come here to be immersed in it, to feel the rush of being the first to know what's happening as stories break, and to leave knowing they've gotten the best and latest information available.

Hopefully, this means the "International Desk" anchor is Hala. Stay tuned.

Friday, January 16, 2009

GORANI SPEAKS WITH "THE PENINSULA"

An article in Qatar's The Peninsula where Hala briefly discusses her new documentary, The Middle East Challenge.

UPDATED CNN BIO PAGE


CNN has updated the promotional photograph on Hala's bio page.

LOOKING BEYOND BREAKING NEWS

Interview in the Khaleej Times Online, 16 January 2009: "Looking Beyond Breaking News"

Monday, January 12, 2009

THE MIDDLE EAST CHALLENGE


Hala will be hosting an hour long special this weekend: The Middle East Challenge. According to CNNAsiaPacific: "Gorani travels through the Middle East to take the pulse of the world's most dynamic and volatile region. In this hour-long program, no subject is off-limits and no area is out-of-bounds, as CNN takes an insightful and thought-provoking look into the problems and promise facing the Middle East. Gorani meets world leaders and speaks with world-class scholars. She investigates the underlying and often-unspoken issues creating roadblocks to economic and political progress. She also examines whether hopes of a stronger relationship with the United States and its new administration will bear fruit, or whether old wounds will prevent any real strengthening from taking hold."

Thu Jan 15: 2300 CET
Sat Jan 17: 1400 CET; 2100 HK
Sun Jan 18: 0700 CET; 1100, 1400 HK
Mon Jan 19: 0000 CET; 0700 HK