Global Journalist Radio
Iran: A Ticking Time Bomb?
6:30pm - 7:00 pm, March 15, 2012
This Week's Guests:
Foreign correspondent for WBBM, Chicago
In June, 1966, he joined the Chicago Daily News Foreign Service as a correspondent based in Israel. Simultaneously, he worked for Group W (Westinghouse Broadcasting Company) as its Tel Aviv bureau chief, established CNN'S bureau in Jerusalem and continued afterward with CBS Radio. He also taught journalism at the Tel Aviv University and Bar-Ilan University.
Senior Correspondent in RFE/RL's Central Newsroom and editor of the Persian Letters blog
Esfandiari served previously as Chief Editor of RFE's Persian-language service, Radio Farda and as head of the newsroom's Asia Desk. Born in Tehran, She has traveled to Afghanistan several times and reported on the country’s first parliamentary elections. An interview with the wife of Iran's most prominent investigative journalist, Akbar Ganji, was published in six languages (including English, German, Russian and Arabic) at the occasion of the 2006 World Press Freedom Day.