“I can’t think of anyone else that is more deserving of this award than Zana Omer,” said VOA Director Amanda Bennett. “His courage, determination and dedication to the mission of the Voice of America has been exemplary and his contribution to our programming unparalleled.”
VOA Press Releases
"Venezuela 360" delves into topics including the U.S. policy towards the region, the deepening humanitarian and social crises, as well as economic challenges, the exodus Venezuelan refugees to other countries in the region and options for country’s future.
Voice of America’s Midwest correspondent, Kane Farabaugh, received an award for excellence at the Religion News Association’s 70th annual awards banquet in Las Vegas on September 21.
VOA launches "Lifeline" its first radio show in Rohingya, the language spoken by Muslim refugees that have fled Myanmar. The program focuses on the lives and needs of the refugees, providing them with valuable information on security, family reunification, food rations, available shelter, education and health including vaccinations and water purification.
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.
VOA's Displaced wins first place in the “Hot Topic: Human Dignity - English Television” category as well as an honorable mention in the “Special or Documentary - Less than 60 Minutes” category.
VOA’s midwest correspondent wins three awards from Chicago Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists
Kane Farabaugh, picked up three Peter Lisagor awards from the Chicago Headline Club, the Chicago chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists
Voice of America's campaign will document the challenges, threats and intimidation facing journalists worldwide, and the creative and courageous ways that journalists are using to deliver news despite serious risks.
VOA wins three medals at the 2019 New York Festivals International TV and Film Awards ceremony with its documentaries Displaced and Cambodia Adrift.
The Voice of America condemns the Burundi Communications Commission’s decisions to extend the indefinite suspension of VOA programming and to ban BBC broadcasts. Since these outrageous restrictions were first imposed in May of 2018, Burundians have been denied independent, objective journalism.