A24 News Agency
As an independent news-gathering agency, A24 covers and delivers updated content to television channels, broadcasters and online platforms throughout the globe, enabling them to convey major events and breaking news – whether political, economic, social, humanitarian or cultural. A24 exclusively and semi-exclusively accesses numerous hotspots, warzones and conflict areas, whilst leveraging the latest innovative technologies and professional teams.
To be recognized as one of the most comprehensive news agencies in the world that echoes the voice of the people and captures the struggles of humankind, while ensuring that no news is abandoned on the side-lines by extending top-tier, unbiased coverage of latest events and updates within the regional and global arenas.
To provide clients with instantaneous access to a real-time window to breaking news and events around the globe, reported with optimum integrity and professionalism and tailored to meet the unique policies and guidelines of each.
Origin and Objectives
Launched in April 2015, A24 has been dedicated to presenting impartial, insightful and timely news and event reportage through its unique access to underreached hotspots, warzones and conflict areas – such as Yemen, Iraq, Somalia, Libya and Syria. From the outset, A24 has built vast competency in gathering content and addressing varied topics to bring local, regional and international clients an accurate perspective of different vital stories and happenings covering political, economic, social, humanitarian and cultural issues.
A24 has a proven record of covering hot topics, reports and other events – whether they be breaking news, political stories, social features and sports scoops, among others – to audiences across the world, in real-time as they unravel, by serving a host of illustrious clients from various media platforms. These include Sky News Arabia, Al Arabiya, NBC, ABC News, CNN, Alhurra, AFP, Al Jazeera and Al Jazeera English, to name a few.
A24 operates from three main headquarters located in Dubai, UAE; Washington DC, USA, at the National Press Building; and Amman, Jordan – as well as in over a dozen offices around the world including the Middle East, specifically Baghdad, Beirut, Istanbul, Syria, Gaza, Cairo, Ramallah, Tunis, Kuwait, Aden and Manama. A24 has also recently expanded its coverage to Asian countries, namely the Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Vietnam, in addition to the African continent. Empowered by the confidence of its clients and its fully equipped production teams in major capitals and hotspots throughout the globe, A24 seeks to grow the number of locations in which it operates to encompass all cities worldwide, whilst maintaining its unique ability to access underreached geographies.
The A24 teams bring together seasoned journalists, cameramen and producers, who are committed to the highest standards of journalistic integrity and authenticity. Their proven competencies and extensive capacities ensure accurate and unbiased coverage, painting a comprehensive picture of the relevant events leading up to the news being conveyed.
A24 seamlessly combines its unrivalled understanding of the world with technical expertise developed through years of strategic investment in top professional and cutting-edge equipment and technologies.