FROM PRESENTER AND VIEWER TO FRIENDS AND SISTERS
Mariam used to present SAT-7 PARS’ children’s program Golpand in Cyprus. During her time as presenter, she developed a strong friendship with Anousheh, a 12-year-old girl living in Iran. Through this friendship, Mariam shares how she was able to help Anousheh through a very challenging time.
ISOLATED BELIEVERS: NORTH AFRICA
“As Christians, we always felt few and lonely. Now, as part of the SAT-7 family, we are excited to support the growth of the Church and its ability to witness to Christ,” shares Samia Kessai, SAT-7 Producer and Presenter in Algeria. Samia joined Open Studios along with her husband Salah and Pastor Moez Mediouni from Tunisia.
BEIRUT BLAST: WHAT HAS CHANGED AFTER ONE YEAR?
As the one year anniversary of the catastrophic explosion at the Beirut Port approaches, SAT-7’s Beirut-based Communications Officer Maria Al Khoury shares her experience of the blast, how the country has seen no let-up in suffering and crisis – and what the country needs more than ever, is hope.
A VIEWER’S LIFE TRANSFORMED: MAYA’S STORY
Mariannne Awaraji Daou, Arabic Audience Relations Manager, shares the story of a viewer whose life has been changed. We are telling “Maya’s” story here with her permission, and with her name changed to protect her identity.
GUIDING VIEWERS ON THEIR JOURNEY
As part of the digital transformation of SAT-7’s Arabic media, both our social media and our Audience Relations departments are making a vital shift. Once, both acted only as support functions for SAT-7’s satellite broadcasts. While they will continue to do this, they are now also becoming platforms for God’s love in their own right – platforms that interact seamlessly to support viewers on their journey.
SAT-7 PLUS: GOD’S LOVE MADE ACCESSIBLE
SAT-7 is once again pioneering in the Middle East and North Africa. SAT-7 PLUS, the region’s first on-demand streaming service of Christian content, launched in early 2021. Antoine Karam, Broadcast and IT Director, shares how this platform is a key element of SAT-7’s digital transformation.
GROWING UP WITH SAT-7
“I am so grateful for each program, presenter, cameraman, and for all those behind the scenes. I really thank God for you all – your vision and passion for all viewers to know God’s love and be with Him in heaven,” a SAT-7 viewer from Egypt said.
THE CRY FOR WOMEN’S LEGAL RIGHTS IN TURKEY
As thousands of women in Turkey prepare to protest the country’s formal exit on July 1 from the Istanbul Convention, an international treaty to prevent violence against women, Gülsüm I., Deputy Executive Director of SAT-7 TÜRK, shares how the channel supports women to know their legal rights to protection from domestic abuse.