The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) met on July 14, 2012, to continue its broad strategic review of U.S. international broadcasting and to advance its ongoing reform process. The Board considered recommendations regarding the reorganization of the International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) and BBG staffs, the revision of Agency grant agreements, and regional review studies. The BBG received reports on recent activities and trips by individual governors and the Director of the IBB; the Board’s Strategy and Budget Committee and Governance Committee; and programming coverage updates from BBG broadcast networks.
For additional information, please see the BBG’s release on the meeting here.
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The Broadcasting Board of Governors is an independent federal agency, supervising all U.S. government-supported, civilian international broadcasting, whose mission is inform, engage, and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. BBG broadcasts reach an audience of 187 million in 100 countries. BBG networks include the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), Radio Free Asia, and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti).
For more information, please call the BBG’s Office of Public Affairs at 202-203-4400 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.