VOA Broadcasting in Azerbaijani
The VOA Azerbaijani Service reaches audiences in Azerbaijan and neighboring provinces in Iran via the Internet, satellite and shortwave radio. The government has banned affiliation agreements between local and international broadcasters; however online news outlets in the country frequently reprint original reports and interviews of the Azerbaijani Service.
Established: June 1982
Target Area: Azerbaijan and Iran
Radio Programming: A daily 15-minute feed via satellite audio channel
TV Programming: 65 minutes per week, reports available on web, and via satellite Monday through Saturday.
Programs and additional features available at: www.amerikaninsesi.org
Programs and Features
World View is a 6-minute news program featuring at least 5 international news stories and technology reports airing Monday-Friday.
American Review is a 25-minute weekly magazine show that features interviews and original news reports on various topics of interest to the audience.
Showbiz News is a 10-minute program featuring original reports about American society. Airs every Friday.
A daily 15-minute feed broadcast via Hotbird satellite’s audio channels. It includes original and stringer reports, and interviews with analysts, activists, as well as family members of political prisoners.
It offers written reports as well as video and audio of the day’s top news stories from Azerbaijan, Iranian Azerbaijan, the United States and the world.