VOA Broadcasting in Armenian
VOA’s Armenian service is one of the agency’s smallest but most effective services, with a weekly reach of 38.1 percent in Armenia. The service plays an important role by providing reliable, objective and comprehensive news and information and by serving as a vital source of information about the United States, its society and institutions, and its policies toward Armenia and other former Soviet republics.
Established: June 1951
Target Area: Armenia
Weekly Audience: 38.1 percent
TV Programming: 2 hours per week
Programs and additional features available at: amerikayidzayn.com
iOS - bit.ly/VOAios
Android - bit.ly/VOAandroid
Programs and Features
Armenian Daily Report – A 10-minute TV report airing Monday through Friday that contains four short segments on U.S. and world events, U.S. foreign policy, business, science and U.S.-Armenian relations.
View from America – A 20-minute weekly TV magazine show airing on Sundays and repeated on Mondays, consisting of three- to four-minute stories on life in America, politics, women’s issues, Armenians in America, news in science, medicine, business, environment, Hollywood culture and more.
VOA Armenian also produces a daily segment in the affiliate Armenia TV’s Good Morning Armenia show. The five-minute segment includes four to five short video stories focusing mainly on science, culture, technology, health and entertainment topics.
The service’s online content is carried by some of the most popular Internet sites in the target area, such as civilnet.am, armenpress.am, mamul.am and news.am.