The Broadcasting Board of Governors, in partnership with the Southwest Interagency Committee, will hold its National Disability Employment Awareness Month celebration on October 27 at 10:00 a.m. in the Cohen Building. The program, titled “Expect. Employ. Empower.” will feature a keynote address by Edward “Ed” Read more »
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The Office of Personnel Management has provided the initial BBG results from the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey. Among eligible employees, 69% took the survey. Individual belief and commitment to their work remains very high, above 90%. However, the BBG saw significant decreases (a difference Read more »
Voice of America’s mobile news app, which was created with assistance by BBG’s Office of Digital and Design Innovation, has been selected as a finalist for “Best Mobile Service” at the 2014 Meffy Awards. This is the first time a BBG product has been selected Read more »
When President Obama addressed the nation on September 10 to outline his strategy for dealing with the terrorist group ISIS, the networks of the BBG provided comprehensive coverage and in-depth analysis to their audiences around the world. Leading up to the speech, Alhurra provided special Read more »
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The Broadcasting Board of Governors has taken steps to increase its reach in Turkey with a new agreement with Turkey’s Mynet News and Entertainment Portal and an expanded agreement with Turkey Radio and Television New Channel (TGRT News). “These agreements are a positive move forward Read more »
Twenty-three journalists from 11 countries in the Nile Basin participated in a week long training on reporting environmental stories and learning more about how the Nile River connects their countries. During the training, which was organized by the Broadcasting Board of Governors, participants toured resource Read more »
Top Congo 88.4 FM joins the family of VOA affiliate stations, which will deliver VOA French to Africa services to the massive Kinshasa/Brazzaville market.
Our journalists Elizabeth Arrott (VOA) and Yehia Kassem (Alhurra) participated in a Reddit AMA to answer questions about the hazards to journalists reporting on areas in conflict, with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa. They were joined also by Delphine Halgand, the Read more »
In conjunction with the U.S. visit by Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou for the U.S.-African Leaders Summit, the President of the Conseil Superiere de la Communication of the Government of Niger Abdourahmane Ousmane is visiting Washington, including the Broadcasting Board of Governors and the Voice of America. Read more »
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