Kurdish Partnership

VOA Partners with NRT TV in Iraqi Kurdistan

Voice of America’s Kurdish-language TV program is now airing on the regional NRT TV, one of the most popular channels in Iraqi Kurdistan.  More

Greek

Voice of America Ends Greek Broadcasts

After 72 years on air, the Voice of America Greek Service — one of its longest-running language services — is signing off today for the last time, bidding adieu to loyal listeners in Greece, Cyprus, and beyond. More

Turkey Gallup

New Research Findings on Turkey Reveal Kurdish Media Habits

“Looking at the media environment today in Turkey, it is clear that the Voice of America is still critically needed,” said BBG Governor Ken Weinstein. More

Iraqi violence

BBG Networks Provide Critical Coverage of Crisis in Iraq and the Region

This interactive map provides an example of the breadth of early reporting in Iraq and the region by MBN, RFE/RL and VOA. Read More

Haiti Prez

Haitian President Appears on VOA Creole Programs

Haitian President Michel Martelly visited VOA Creole to talk about the future of Haiti, its growth, defense and its future. More

Burke

BBG Announces 2014 Burke Award Winners

The Broadcasting Board of Governors  announced the winners of the 2014 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Awards for exceptional integrity, bravery, and originality in reporting. More

Radio Farda: A Program of the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Q:The Washington Post columnist Jackson Diehl asserted today (December 16, 2002) that the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) “has silenced the most effective opposition radio station in Iran (Radio Azadi) at a time of unprecedented ferment. In its place, at three times the expense, the […]

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Statement of the Broadcasting Board of Governors before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China

China’s Jamming of U.S. International Broadcasting The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is the independent federal agency that oversees all U.S. nonmilitary international broadcasting, including the Voice of America (VOA) and Radio Free Asia (RFA). Our mission, quite simply, is to “promote and sustain freedom […]

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New Persian-Language Radio Service Planned by Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Radio Farda – a new Persian-language radio station aimed at the broad mass of people under 30 in Iran – will begin broadcasting in December 2002, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) has announced. “We need to reach out to the young people of Iran, […]

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Joaquin F. Blaya Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Joaquin F. Blaya of Miami, Fla., chairman and chief executive officer of Radio Unica Communications Corp., has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “Joaquin Blaya brings to the board his broad […]

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Blanquita Walsh Cullum Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Blanquita Walsh Cullum, a radio broadcaster whose nationally syndicated program BQ View is carried coast-to-coast by the Radio America Network, has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “Blanquita Cullum is an […]

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Four New Governors Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG)

Four new governors — Joaquin F. Blaya, Blanquita W. Cullum, D. Jeffrey Hirschberg and Steven J. Simmons – are joining the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the nine-member, bipartisan body that oversees all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “These new members bring to the board a […]

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D. Jeffrey Hirschberg Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

D. Jeffrey Hirschberg of Bethesda, Md., president of Hirschberg, PC and a consultant to Coudert Brothers (global legal affairs), has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “Jeff Hirschberg brings to the […]

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Steven J. Simmons Appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors

Washington, D.C., November 19, 2002 — Steven J. Simmons, a cable company executive, has been appointed to the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), the bipartisan, nine-member board which supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting. “Steve Simmons brings broad experience in the disciplines of business and […]

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Radio Sawa Launches "Sawa Chat," New Interactive Program for Listeners in the Middle East; Radio Sawa’s News Credibility Grows

Washington, D.C., November 15, 2002 — Radio Sawa (www.radiosawa.com) has launched a new hourly, interactive feature, “Sawa Chat,” which allows listeners across the Middle East to express opinions on a variety of social issues. “It’s part of the ‘You listen to us, we listen to […]

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Research Shows Radio Sawa Surges in Middle East; Broadcasting Board of Governors Discuss Projects with Television Executives

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) today released its first survey showing Radio Sawa (www.radiosawa.com), the Arabic-language station created by U.S. international broadcasting six months ago, is the number one station among young people in Amman, Jordan. The survey, conducted by Edison Media Research of […]

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