Weam Al Dakheel

News Anchor


Weam Al Dakheel

Weam Al-Dakheel is the first woman to anchor the main evening news bulletin on Saudi Arabia’s main national TV station.

She graduated with a BA in journalism from the Lebanese American University in 2011. At the same university, she attended a course at the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World, receiving a diploma in Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance in 2017.

In 2012 she worked as a TV Reporter in CNBC Arabia and was the first Saudi female reporter in the channel. In 2014, she became a News Anchor for Al Arab News Channel in Bahrain.

In January 2018, she was appointed operations manager for the Saudi TV and News Anchor in the same channel.

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