Qatari TV Presenter and Communications Specialist, Khalid Aljumaily’s extensive career has spanned different media and communication platforms. Before becoming known as the charismatic and long-standing host of Stars of Science, Mr. Aljumaily had traveled the world as a prominent sport reporter.
The 37-year-old avid sports fan 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. His time at Al Kass channel, shaped his development as a journalist and host. In parallel, Aljumaily was the first Qatari Host to work in the French division of Qatar Radio as a program and talk show host.
The year 2012 was a pivotal one for Mr. Aljumaily who joined the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, entrusted with the handling of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, as a Community Engagement Manager. He plays a key role in coordinating outreach efforts in order to make the community an integral part of organizing and hosting the games.
Following the path of public relations and media, Aljumaily joined the National Tourism Council in 2018 as the head of the public relations department, contributing his efforts to form a distinctive image of Qatar as a special touristic destination.
During the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar, Khalid’s role turned into an operational one for supporting the tournament organization. He was appointed as Qatar 2022 Unified Call Center Director.
Khalid holds an Executive MBA from the HEC- Paris.
Khalid Aljumaily 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 Aljumaily by his trademark sign off: “We met in kindness, and our next encounter will be as such.”