Kambiz Hosseini

Iranian satirist, actor, and television and radio host

Kambiz Hosseini is an Iranian satirist and actor. He was previously the host of “POLETIK!” a comedy television program broadcast on Radio Farda, the Iranian branch of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. He rose to prominence as the host of the critically acclaimed satirical television show on Voice of America called “Parazit,” which means “static” in Persian, a reference to the government’s jamming of satellite television in Iran. Hosseini also hosted a Persian-language weekly podcast titled “Five in the Afternoon,” produced by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, which received over one million listeners and the 2013 Bobs Reporters Without Borders Award. In 2015, “Five in the Afternoon” was presented with a silver award at the New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards. Kambiz currently hosts PARADOX, a weekly show broadcast on Radio Free Europe.

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