USAGM networks recognized for excellence
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Agency for Global Media entities this week won a total of 20 Awards at the New York Festivals, which honors the best in radio, television, film and advertising from around the world.
The Voice of America received 10 of these awards for their documentaries and news coverage. Winning projects included VOA Russia’s documentary “Fatema,” which told the story of an Afghan journalist who fled the Taliban only to face another war in her new home of Ukraine, and the “52 Documentary” series, which tells global human interest stories.
The Middle East Broadcasting Network’s work was recognized with five awards. The top prizes went to Alhurra’s augmented reality project, which highlighted the history of cars, and Alhurra’s television promo commemorating Sawa Radio’s 20th anniversary.
Radio Free Asia also took home five awards. Projects that won included stories about the challenges Chinese adopted children faced, the scars of Korea War POWs, and the work of Chinese political cartoonists.
More information about these and other awards given to USAGM networks can be found here.
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