Board Meeting, October 30, 2014


Date: October 30, 2014

Time: 9:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Location: Broadcasting Board of Governors headquarters, in Washington, D.C.

Meeting Notice 10-2014

Press Release

WASHINGTON – The Broadcasting Board of Governors hosted a panel of six award-winning media executives to discuss digital storytelling techniques as a means of engaging audiences in rapidly changing media environments.

As part of the Board’s October meeting, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning show creator Ben Silverman moderated a discussion on developing stories, creating engaging content and connecting with the audience.  Journalist and producer Soledad O’Brien, documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, marketing executive Frank Cooper III, and media executives Charlie Corwin and Howard Thomas Owens offered ideas and observations, and praised the staff of the BBG networks for their creativity, dedication and sacrifices to inform people  around the world

Chairman Jeff Shell introduced the panel to a standing-room only crowd including hundreds of  journalists from across the networks, saying, “We have a lot to learn from each other.”

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Minutes of October 30, 2014

Minutes of August 13, 2014

Record of Decisions 10-30-2014

Resolution Establishing Special Committee on VOA in the 21st Century

Resolution Proposing BBG Meeting Dates in 2015


Open Board meeting

Panel: What’s the Secret to Media Brand Loyalty? Storytelling in the Digital Age (more information on the bios of the moderator and panelists can be found here.)

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