CNBC Sets Up Editorial Hub in Bahrain

By Andrew Gauthier 


CNBC is to create a regional editorial hub in Bahrain to focus on coverage of the Middle East.

The hub, which is expected to be operational in the second quarter of the year, will coordinate and produce business and financial newsgathering from the Middle East. CNBC is in the process of recruiting an on-air presenter, reporters and production staff. The new post will contribute to CNBC’s pan-regional program Capital Connection, which will be tri-anchored four days a week live from London, Bahrain and Singapore. Also, CNBC’s half-hour monthly program Gateway to the Middle East will also be produced from Bahrain. More…