Finalist for Best News Documentary or Special
At the 2014 New York Festivals International Radio Awards, Radio Free Asia (RFA) was a finalist in the category of Best News Documentary or Special.
Award: Best News Documentary or Special
Given by: New York Festivals International Radio Awards
Network: RFA, Lao Service
Award Winning Work: Waiting for Sombath Somphone
Description: A year and two months since prominent Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone went missing in Vientiane, his family is still puzzled over why he disappeared and his ailing mother is still waiting for him to come home.