The first 12 Al Jazeera America bureausAl Jazeera executives have been touring the country and rolling out announcements of new bureaus ahead of Al Jazeera America's launch later this year. First it was a bureau in Chicago, today it is a bureau in Detroit.
These will join Al Jazeera's U.S. headquarters in New York and previously announced bureaus in Washington, Miami and Los Angeles, among others.
The network is planning 12 bureaus in all, with plans to add more after the launch. The network has yet to disclose the full list of bureaus — "We don't comment on rumors.
No leases have been signed anywhere," Stan Collender, an Al Jazeera spokesperson told POLITICO — but a source at the network was kind enough to share it with POLITICO, on background.
The full list (from East to West):