Gold and Silver Trophies for On Air Talent/Radio Personality and Humor
At the 2014 Communicator Awards, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s (RFE/RL)’s “Pas Farda” won one gold in the category of On Air Talent/Radio Personality and one silver in the category of On Air Talent/Humor.
Award: On Air Talent/Radio Personality and On Air Talent/Humor
Rank: Gold for On Air Talent/Radio Personality and Silver for On Air Talent/Humor:
Given by: Communicator Awards
Network: RFE/RL, Radio Farda
Award Winning Work: “Pas Farda”
Description: Thirty-five years after the Islamic Revolution in Iran, political humor in the country’s domestic media remains in short supply. Farshid Manafi, a broadcaster in Prague for RFE/RL’s Persian language service, Radio Farda, fills this void through his award-winning show, “Pasfarda,” (“The Day After Tomorrow”) extracting truth through satire for audiences in Iran five nights a week.