Qatari journalist and TV personality Khaled Al Jumaily’s extensive career has spanned many types of media. Before he became known for taking his Stars of Science audiences on thrilling, season-long journeys, Mr. Al-Jumaily traveled the world as a prominent sport reporter.
The 32-year-old sports fan has indulged his lifelong passion by covering local and international competitions such as the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana, the 2008 European football championships in Switzerland and Austria as well as the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. This work, for Al Dawri and Al Kass Channel, shaped his development as a journalist and host.
For Qatar National Day 2008, Mr. Al Jumaily conversed with government officials, ministers, historians, artists and community members on live talk shows for the Doha Channel, which was inaugurated especially for the occasion.
Mr. Al Jumaily also has professional experience working for Qatar’s Foreign Information Agency. He was the first Qatari to work in the French division of Qatar Radio.
Most recently, Mr. Al Jumaily joined the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Qatar’s supervising authority for development related to for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, as Community Engagement Manager. He plays a key role in coordinating outreach to build relationships and trust between local populations and the Supreme Committee.
Khaled Al Jumaily has been with Stars of Science since it was launched by Qatar Foundation in 2009. “It is my great pleasure to be involved with Stars of Science, as it plays a significant role in accelerating the development of the region’s next generation of innovators,” he notes.
Audiences across the Arab world recognize the friendly and dynamic Khaled Al Jumaily by his signature sign off line: “We met in kindness, and our next encounter will be as such.”