The winners of the New York Festivals’ International TV and Film awards were announced last night in Las Vegas and Alhurra Television’s critically acclaimed series Street Pulse took home the Bronze Prize for the Best Community Portrait Documentary. The investigative magazine program won for an episode that delved into the lives of Egyptians who live in cemeteries to make ends meet.
As the historic deal limiting Iran’s nuclear program was announced on April 2, audiences across the Middle East and North Africa could watch it unfold live on Alhurra Television. The network had live comprehensive coverage of the announcement, along with reaction and analysis of what it would mean for the region and the United States. An Alhurra correspondent was in Lausanne, Switzerland, to provide first-hand accounts of the scene when the “Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action” restricting Iran’s nuclear program was unveiled.