Famous Iranian Media Personalities

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Christiane Amanpour
(Journalist, Television Host and Chief International Anchor for CNN)
Christiane Amanpour
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Birthdate: January 12, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England
British-Iranian journalist Christiane Amanpour is best known as the anchor of the CNN interview show Amanpour. She has also hosted PBS’s Amanpour & Company. She was criticized for her biased and pro-Muslim coverage of the Bosnian War. She has also been a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Freedom of Expression.
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Ruhollah Zam
(Journalist, Activist)
Ruhollah Zam
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Birthdate: July 27, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ray, Iran
Died: December 12, 2020

Ruhollah Zam was an Iranian journalist and activist remembered for founding and operating Amadnews, a popular Telegram channel. During the 2017–2018 Iranian protests, he played an important role by running an anti-government forum which the officials claimed incited the protests. Charged with "corruption on earth," Ruhollah Zam was sentenced to death and executed in 2020 at the age of 42. 

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Enissa Amani
(Comedian)
Enissa Amani
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Birthdate: December 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
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Ahmad Shamlou
(Iranian Poet and Journalist)
Ahmad Shamlou
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Birthdate: December 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tehrān, Iran
Died: July 23, 2000

Ahmad Shamlu was an Iranian poet, journalist, and writer. Widely regarded as one of the most influential poets of modern Iran, Shamlou is often counted among the pioneers of modern Persian poetry. Along with Nima, Shamlu has had the greatest influence on Iranian poets of his generation. Ahmad Shamlu is a recipient of prestigious awards like the Stig Dagerman Prize.

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Farzad Bazoft
(Journalist)
Farzad Bazoft
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Birthdate: May 22, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Iran
Died: March 15, 1990
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Mohammad-Taqi Bahar
(Iranian Poet, Politician, Journalist and Historian)
Mohammad-Taqi Bahar
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Birthdate: December 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mashhad, Iran
Died: April 22, 1951

Mohammad-Taqi Bahar was a renowned Iranian scholar, poet, historian, journalist, politician, and Professor of Literature. Counted among the most influential cultural icons of modern Iran, Bahar had a strong impact on the progression of modern Persian poetry and literature through his literary magazine Majaleh-ye Dāneshkadeh. Bahar is also known as the father of another great historian and mythologist Mehrdad Bahar. 

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Farah Abadi
(Television Presenter)
Farah Abadi
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Birthdate: January 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Västervik, Sweden
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Atossa Araxia Abrahamian
(Journalist and a senior editor of The Nation)
Atossa Araxia Abrahamian
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Birthdate: August 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Parvin Ardalan
(Women's rights activist)
Parvin Ardalan
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Birthdate: 1967 AD
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Parvin Ardalan is an Iranian writer, journalist, and leading women's rights activist. Her efforts and struggles for gender equality in Iran earned her the prestigious Olof Palme Prize in 2007. In 2012, Parvin Ardalan was granted permanent residency by the Swedish Migration Board.