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Award: Association for International Broadcasting Awards

Given by: Association for International Broadcasting

Network: RFE/RL

Award Winning Work: Tradition Of The Blade

Description:

Roya Karimi Majd, a journalist with RFE/RL’s Persian language service, Radio Farda, received a special commendation in the category Radio Current Affairs Documentary at the 2015 Association for International Broadcasting Awards, for Tradition Of The Blade, her report on female genital mutilation in Iran. The Judges wrote, “A difficult subject was tackled with care and sensitivity by the producers, and the program made the listener sit up and pay attention.” The same piece was recently awarded a gold medal at the New York Festivals Radio Program & Promotion Awards.

About the award

Roya Karimi Majd, a journalist with RFE/RL’s Persian language service, Radio Farda, received a special commendation in the category Radio Current Affairs Documentary at the 2015 Association for International Broadcasting Awards, for Tradition Of The Blade, her report on female genital mutilation in Iran. The Judges wrote, "A difficult subject was tackled with care and sensitivity by the producers, and the program made the listener sit up and pay attention." The same piece was recently awarded a gold medal at the New York Festivals Radio Program & Promotion Awards.