Janarbek Akaev says it all depends on understanding his audience. "We must be close to the people. We have to feel what people want to see."
Journalists from across RFE/RL bureaus gathered in Prague on November 8 to celebrate five of the year’s most compelling news stories from RFE/RL's editors, reporters and stringers across the globe.
Farshid Manafi, host of Radio Farda's popular satire show "Pasfarda," has been named "International Radio Personality of the Year" by the Association for International Broadcasting.
RFE’s Tajik Service, Radio Ozodi, has received an award from the OSCE for its reporting on issues concerning press freedom and journalists’ rights in Tajikistan.
RFE's Daud Khattak and Shaheen Buneri receive fellowships from the National Press Foundation and Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
A website editor for RFE's Armenian Service wins one of that country's most prestigious journalism awards.
RFE's "Pas Farda" and its host Farshid Manafi won two silver medals from the 2011 New York Festivals Radio Program & Promotion Awards, an annual competition recognizing excellence in international broadcasting.
Christian Caryl was awarded one of the first ever Overseas Press Club (OPC) awards for "Best Online Commentary" during an April 28 ceremony in New York.
The Azerbaijani Service's Abbas Atilay has been honored in a photography competition.
Two reporters for RFE's Armenian service won awards for their coverage of human rights, corruption and social issues.
A correspondent for RFE’s Azeri Service has won the 2010 Transitions Online Photo Competition.