Qatari journalist and TV personality, Khalid 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 34-year-old sports fan has started his media career 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. In parallel, Al Jumaily was the first Qatari journalist to work in the French division of Qatar Radio as a program and talk show presenter.
2012 was a pivotal year for Mr. Al Jumaily who joined the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Qatar’s supervising authority for development related to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, as Community Engagement Manager. He plays a key role in coordinating outreach in order to make the community an integral part of organizing and hosting the games.
Following the same path of public relations and media, Al-Jumaili joined the National Tourism Council in 2018 as Head of the public relations department, contributing his efforts to form a distinctive image of Qatar as a special destination on the global tourism map.
Khalid 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 Khalid Al Jumaily by his signature sign off line: “We met in kindness, and our next encounter will be as such.”