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Kamahl Santamaria is a news presenter at Al Jazeera English and a journalist with 20 years experience across New Zealand, Australia, the Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
It is hard to remember a year in which New Zealand was so repeatedly in global headlines, writes Kamahl Santamaria, a Kiwi journalist based in Doha.
With the future of Mediaworks’ TV business hanging in the balance, Al Jazeera news presenter Kamahl Santamaria reflects on what the imperilled channel meant – and still means – to him.