CANADIAN ETHNIC MEDIA ASSOCIATION

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Kiu Rezvanifar

March 23, 2019

Kiumars (Kiu) Rezvanifar is the founder of KVC Communications Group, specializing in communications and broadcasting. Since 1993 he has been the executive producer of Iran Zameen TV and Pasargad TV on OMNI TV. These programs serve the Iranian communities across Canada.  Kiu is also the publisher of Persian Tribute Magazine, the first English language publication targeted towards the second generation of Iranian Canadians.

In addition to being a documentary producer, Kiu has also served as a board member with various organizations, such as the United Way of York Region, Ontario Media Development Corporation, Iranian Canadian Cultural Fellowship, and York Region Integrated Strategic Community Advisory Council. He is also involved with CNEA and Toronto Police Services. Kiu has been a board member of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association since 1996, where he currently serves as President. In June 2017 he was elected to the board of directors of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE). And in 2018 he joined the United Nation Association of Canada in Toronto as an advisor to the board.   Kiu has been the recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contributions to his community in Canada.