Khadija Imprisoned

BBG Denounces Sentencing of Azeri Journalist 

"We are appalled by today's verdict," said BBG Chairman Jeff Shell. "This sentence is clearly retribution for Khadija exposing government corruption and sends a warning shot to other journalists in the country."  Read More


VOA Hosts Malala at the Newseum

Malala, the well-known activist for the empowerment of women and the youngest Nobel Prize winner, was in Washington Sunday to take part in an event hosted by the Voice of America’s Deewa Radio and Television Service in cooperation with the Newseum.  Read More

Herman Breaks Bangkok News

VOA Reporting on Bangkok Blast Goes Worldwide

VOA’s Steve Herman, Barry Newhouse, and Zinlat Aung were among the first on the scene after a deadly blast hit the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand. Their reporting was picked up by dozens of media outlets worldwide. Read More



African and American Lives Come Together on Vous Et Nous

From pop-culture to education and health to technology, music and fashion, Vous et Nous is a new fast-paced, 30-minute program featuring young leaders who are working to make a difference. Read More


‘Faces Of Srebrenica’ Project Overwhelmed By Response

Twenty years after Europe’s worst single atrocity since World War II, RFE/RL’s Dzenana Halimovic wanted to ensure that the victims — and not just the names — are remembered. Read More

Annual Report

BBG Releases its 2014 Annual Report

The BBG’s 2014 Annual Report details the agency’s  activities and growing impact around the world. Visit the multimedia, interactive digital version.

Alhurra Lands interview with Secretary Clinton

Build on BBG reach and impact within the Muslim world Alhurra lands interview with Secretary Clinton During an interview with Alhurra Television the United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discussed her trip to the Middle East, next steps in the Middle East peace process, […]

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VOA Covers Haiti Earthquake from Numerous Perspectives

VOA Covers Haiti Earthquake from Numerous Perspectives After an initial surge of coverage to earthquake-stricken Haiti, VOA language services embarked on reporting the unfolding aftermath. French to Africa produced extensive coverage of Haiti for its French-speaking audiences, providing the latest developments by speaking with Creole […]

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RFE/RL Hosts Major Afghan Aid Conference in Prague

Broaden cooperation within U.S. public diplomacy More than 200 people from 41 countries involved with the “provincial reconstruction teams” (PRT) that provide the foundation for capacity building and economic development efforts in Afghanistan gathered in Prague at the end of January. RFE/RL hosted the final […]

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VOA Adds Two New Thai Affiliates

Optimize broadcasting operations Two new Thai FM affiliates signed with VOA in January: Nong Pai Community Radio, FM 94 in Petchaboon Province (North-Central Thailand) and CZA Radio Phuket FM 89.5 in Phuket Province.

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Guatemalan President Praises Efforts to Counter Drug Trafficking

Engage the world in conversation about America In an exclusive Feb. 19 interview with VOA, Guatemala President Alvaro Colom discussed his outlook on U.S.-Guatemala relations during an exclusive interview on Foro Interamericano, VOA’s weekly Spanish news magazine. Colom praised U.S. cooperation with Latin American countries […]

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VOA Ukrainian Service Highlights Elections

Facilitate citizen discourse VOA Ukrainian Service Highlights Elections VOA’s Ukrainian Service provided extensive coverage of the country

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VOA’s Swahili Service Launches New Full Service Mobile Web site

Employ modern communication techniques and technologies VOA’s Swahili Service Launches New Full Service Mobile Web site In January, VOA officially launched a Web-based service for its Swahili audience. The new service allows users to access video, audio and graphic news content on their mobile devices. […]

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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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  • The Board

    • Jeffrey Shell
    • Dr. Leon Aron
    • Matt Armstrong
    • Michael Kempner
    • John Forbes Kerry
    • Karen Kornbluh
    • Kenneth Weinstein
    • vacant