National Iranian Radio & Television

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


National Iranian Radio and Television, or NIRT for short, was the first Iranian state broadcaster, which was established on June 19, 1971, following the merger of the country's radio and television services. It operated up until the Iranian Revolution in 1979, after which NIRT became the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).

ID (June 19, 1971-Early 1979)

Visuals: Over a black background is the NIRT symbol, which consists of two heraldic lion rampants facing opposite each other, and the text "رادیو تلویزیون ملی ایران", all in white.

Technique: Printed image.

Audio: A dramatic-sounding fanfare with off-key piano notes.

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