Board Meeting (post)

BBG Welcomes New Members, Examines IBB

With the announcement of three new members, the Broadcasting Board of Governors met on December 18 at its Washington, D.C. headquarters to examine in detail the function, structure and activities of the International Broadcasting Bureau. More

Our Neighborhood

Cairo Comes To Life On Alhurra TV

Alhurra Television's new series Our Neighborhood, takes an in-depth look at the communities in Cairo, which is home to more than 18 million people.  Read More

Khadija

BBG Board Denounces Arrest of Khadija Ismayilova

“Khadija’s arrest is just another attempt by the Azeri government to silence its critics and restrict press freedom in Azerbaijan,” said Chairman Jeff Shell.  Read More

Storytelling Panel

BBG Hosts Panel on Storytelling in the Digital Age

Six award winning media executives, including Soledad O'Brien and Morgan Spurlock discussed engaging audiences in this standing room only event. More info

Audience

U.S. International Media Attract Record Audience Of 215 Million

The BBG’s networks draw a record-high audience of 215 million people each week, according to a new report. This includes noteworthy increases in competitive media markets, on television and online. Read More

Ebola

Ebola Experts And Survivors Address VOA Town Hall

VOA’s weekly television show Straight Talk Africa was the forum for a town hall meeting on Ebola. A live studio audience and viewer participation via social media created a dynamic environment for a wide-ranging discussion focused on the Ebola crisis in western Africa. Read More

VOA and Radio Marti Expand Radio Broadcasts to Latin America

“A Fondo” is a new weeknight, Spanish-language radio program targeted to audiences in Latin America and the Caribbean, providing vital news and information to a region where media freedom is under attack. With anchors at Voice of America studios in Washington, D.C. and the studios […]

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FY 2011 Budget Request for the Broadcasting Board of Governors

The President’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2011, sent to the Congress today, includes $768.8 million for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an increase of 1.5 percent from the FY 2010 funding level. The request reflects the continued critical role of BBG broadcasts in […]

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Alhurra Takes to the Streets to Hear What People Have to Say

Alhurra, a 24-hour Arabic-language news and information satellite channel, crisscrossed the Middle East and the U.S. to talk to people from all walks of life about political and social issues that impact their lives. The daily two-minute segments entitled Alhurra and the People will launch […]

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Alhurra and Radio Sawa Broadcast Live Coverage of the State of the Union and the Republican Response

On Wednesday, January 27th, Alhurra Television and Radio Sawa will broadcast live President Barack Obama

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Maryjean Buhler Named Chief Financial Officer for the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Maryjean Buhler joined the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) on January 4, 2010. The Broadcasting Board of Governors, encompassing all U.S. civilian international broadcasting, is an independent federal agency that broadcasts in 60 languages to key audiences around the world […]

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Alhurra Produces One of the First Arabic-Language Documentaries on the Humanitarian Crisis in Darfur

Alhurra Television

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U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Addresses the Situation in Haiti During an Interview on Alhurra Television

During an interview with Alhurra Television, the U.S. Ambassador to Haiti Kenneth Merten examined the goals of the U.S. rescue teams, addressed reports complaining about the U.S.

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New Year Brings New Mobile App to PNN

Employ Modern Communication Techniques and Technologies New Year Brings New Mobile App to PNN

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BBG Broadcasters Provide Global Coverage of the State of the Union

BBG broadcasters

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Broadcasting to Haiti Surges

Creole-language broadcasts to earthquake-stricken Haiti were being heard throughout that country in January on multiple radio frequencies, many delivered by transmitters aboard a U.S. Defense Department-sponsored aircraft that began flying soon after the quake. The added service featured a five-hour afternoon FM program providing news […]

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  • The Board

    • Jeffrey Shell
    • Matt Armstrong
    • John Forbes Kerry
    • Michael P. Meehan
    • Kenneth Weinstein
    • vacant
    • vacant
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