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Siamak Dehghanpour

Siamak Dehghanpour has been an international broadcaster at VOA’s Persian service since 2003. Dehghanpour played a key role in the launching of VOA Persian’s television programs to Iran, serving as lead reporter and correspondent of its flagship news program. During his 18-year career at VOA, Dehghanpour has traveled extensively to cover U.S. presidential elections and major news events throughout the United States. He has interviewed many American officials, newsmakers and politicians. He was the television host and managing editor of the “Ofogh” program from 2011 to 2015. Prior to joining VOA, Dehghanpour owned a publishing business in Iran and worked for numerous publications as a production manager, managing editor, and board member. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in film directing from the Faculty of Cinema and Theater of the University of the Arts in Tehran and is currently attending American University for a Master in Fine Arts in film and media. Dehghanpour has produced independent documentaries in Iran and the U.S. and was invited to speak on the future of journalism at an international conference in Ukraine in 2013. He has also talked about the challenges of journalism in today’s world and discussed film and philosophy at various virtual forums in 2020 and 2021.

Produced by Siamak Dehghanpour