On the Job at BBG

On the Job at BBG

Reporters in the field, anchors on the set, technicians behind the scenes, these are just a few of the work environments at BBG. This photo gallery captures the diversity of work life at BBG. View »

New Look at USIB

A New Look at U.S. Int'l Broadcasting

C-Span's "The Communicators" recently took a look at U.S. international broadcasting, interviewing, left to right, David Ensor, director of the Voice of America; Brian Conniff, president of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks; and Carlos Garcia-Perez, director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting. Watch »

Recognizing Public Service

Recognizing Public Service

The BBG celebrated this year's Public Service Recognition Week with five videos that highlight the important contributions of our agency, from the BBG's broadcast mission to its work combatting censorship to its vibrant internship program. Watch »

Our Interns

Our Interns

Working alongside BBG professionals, a corps of student interns spends its days learning about international broadcasting. The BBG offers highly competitive internships in radio, television, the Internet, and supporting technical and administrative services. Watch »

Board of Governors

Board of Governors

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is a nine-member bipartisan board that oversees all U.S. civilian international broadcasting. BBG broadcasters distribute programming in 61 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 203 million people via radio, TV, the Internet and other new media. Watch »


Are You Eligible for This World-Class Broadcast News Organization?

The International Broadcasting Bureau supports broadcasts to the world in 61 languages. Our working environment is diverse, multicultural, and highly professional. We employ both U.S. Citizens and non-U.S. Citizens (in positions requiring foreign languages).

The International Broadcasting Bureau is an equal opportunity employer.


Receive an excellent salary and all the benefits of Federal employment,including:

  • Federal Pay Rates
  • Substantial health benefits that can be taken into retirement
  • Life insurance
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • Retirement benefits
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • We have a limited number of opportunities for overseas assignments.


  • Imprisoned in Azerbaijan


    Investigative journalist and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova was arrested and detained on Dec 5, 2014. On Sept 1, 2015 she was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison.

    1 year 2 months 1 days

    in prison

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