CNBC will start broadcasting live from its new new editorial hub in Bahrain on Monday, June 14.
The new hub will coordinate and produce business and financial newsgathering from the Middle East, with a studio and production facility linked to CNBC’s global network.
Coverage will start on June 14, at 7.00am (Bahrain time) when CNBC’s pan-regional programme Capital Connection, will be tri-anchored live from Bahrain, London and Singapore, Monday to Thursdays. On Fridays the show will be co-anchored from London and Singapore. Yousef Gamal El-Din joins CNBC as a presenter in Bahrain
To help celebrate the launch, viewers will be able to watch a free live broadcast of Capital Connection on CNBC.com. The launch will also be supported by a print and on-line advertising campaign in the region.
The show’s global reach comprises 65 countries and more than 185 million households on CNBC in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, in Australasia, New Zealand, on CNBC Africa and CNBC World in the United States.