Radio Free Asia (RFA) received honors for two news features at last night’s 2019 New York Festivals Radio Awards, an annual juried competition recognizing achievements in broadcast media. RFA’s Mandarin Service won a Silver Medal in the News Features category for its “Gray Rhino” series, a set of short videos focused on China’s financial sector and its risks for ordinary citizens. RFA’s Korean Service’s “North Korean Refugees in Canada” was a finalist in the same category.
The Voice of America won two Clarion awards, a national competition run by the Association for Women in Communications. VOA won in both the television documentary and online media categories.
The Voice of America received a Gabriel Award for its film Displaced, which documents the experiences of the Rohingya Muslim refugees currently living in the Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh.