WASHINGTON, DC – Looking back on decades of distinguished public and private sector service, and capping an award-winning career as a broadcast executive, International Broadcasting Bureau Director Richard M. Lobo today announced that he will retire on November 30. “The proposed implementation of the plan, Read more »
WASHINGTON- Kenneth Weinstein was sworn in today as the newest member of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the independent federal agency that oversees all US government-supported civilian media. On September 23, the Senate unanimously approved the President’s nomination of Weinstein to the board. “The work Read more »
BBG operations have returned to normal. Employees and contractors should return to work on their next regularly scheduled work day. This will be Thursday, October 17 for most individuals.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) will meet on Wednesday, October 23 at the BBG headquarters in Washington, D.C. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9:15 a.m. The Board’s agenda includes reform of the Board’s committee structure, including establishment of special Read more »
Many parts of the Broadcasting Board of Governors have had to shut down due to a lapse in appropriations for the U.S. federal government, but BBG-supported media are still bringing news and information programs to audiences around the world. U.S. international media activities under the Read more »
The United States Senate today unanimously confirmed Kenneth Weinstein to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which oversees all U.S. government-supported civilian international media.
Amid rapidly shifting events in Syria and discussion of an international response, the networks of the Broadcasting Board of Governors are bringing much-needed reliable and accurate coverage to audiences in some of the most affected areas. “In press-restricted countries such as Syria, Iran and Russia, Read more »
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WASHINGTON – To mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have a Dream speech on August 28, the networks of the Broadcasting Board of Governors will provide special programming including live reports from Washington, DC, topical original features on human rights and Read more »
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WASHINGTON – Three new members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors today expressed their commitment to the mission of U.S. international media as they took part in an open meeting of the BBG board for the first time since their appointment by the President earlier Read more »
Washington, DC – Jeffrey Shell took the helm as Chair of the Broadcasting Board of Governors today after being sworn in at BBG headquarters. Shell is joined by fellow Board members Matthew Armstrong and Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who were also appointed by President Obama on Read more »