The channel aims to help convey news and tell stories that inspire the younger generation with this new initiative.
Al Aan TV’s digital news platform Akhbar Al Aan has undergone a major refresh with a brand new logo and a tagline that says “The Story Belongs to Everyone“, which is inspired by some important and influential stories in the Arab media. The rebrand is part of Akhbar Al Aan’s efforts to provide a platform, where the youth can express their opinions, aspirations, concerns, and ideas, and directly contribute to building a brighter future.
During the launch ceremony, Akhbar Al Aan held a talk featuring media professionals and known personalities in the Arab media who gave insightful messages. They have also shared their inspiring stories which offered an opportunity for the audience to learn about the behind-the-scenes stories of courageous and impactful journalism.
Solange El Rassi, Head of Public Relations & Corporate Communications, Al Aan TV, explained that The story belongs to everyone aims to convey news and tell stories that inspire the younger generation.
El Rassi said: “This event gave us the opportunity to listen to some of the most distinguished media professionals in the Arab world and benefit from their insights and rich experiences. These are valuable inputs to our common goal of educating, empowering, and motivating the young generation, as well as learning from them.”
El Rassi lauded the role of Amir Fehri, a young Tunisian author. “Akhbar Al Aan is committed to supporting the younger generation through several pioneering initiatives, especially with our fruitful cooperation with Amir Fehri, a Tunisian genius whom we consider as among the world’s brightest minds in his young age of 16. He is a messenger of hope and positivity who carries the ambition and aspirations of the Arab youth,” El Rassi remarked.
El Rassi added that the media house “will continue building bridges of communication with the young people so that their news becomes ours”.
“We believe that our cooperation with them is an important addition to our role and is key to shaping the future. We look forward to learning everything new and innovative from our young talents, especially with regard to social and digital journalism, while putting our experience, professionalism and reach at their service.”
Some of the participants in the event included Rania Sayah, Current Affairs Director at Al Aan TV; Veteran Journalist Baker Atyani, Regional Head of Southeast Asia Bureau, Arab News; Nisreen Sadek, journalist; Nihad Jariri, journalist; Wassim Oraby, Team Leader of Investigative Journalism at Akhbar Al Aan, as well as roving international reporter Jenan Mousa, who joined the session via a video presentation.