Gallu Event – Women in Africa

Women and Media: Africa in Focus

Join the BBG and Gallup for a discussion about women’s media consumption habits across Africa, and how those choices impact their lives. Read More

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

Development

BBG Provides Media Training to Reporters in Nile River Basin

Twenty-three journalists from 11 countries in the Nile Basin participated in a week long training on reporting environmental stories and learning more about how the Nile River connects their countries. 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

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

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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Broadcasting Board of Governors and Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan Sign U.S. – Afghanistan Radio Agreement

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and the Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan signed the U.S. – Afghanistan Radio Agreement today, paving the way for the installation of two medium-wave (AM) transmitters with nationwide reach in Afghanistan. Radio TV Afghanistan, operated by the Afghan government, […]

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West Coast News Conference on Radio Sawa

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (www.bbg.gov), the federal agency that supervises all non-military U.S. international broadcasting, will hold a news conference to unveil for the first time on the West Coast the story behind its music-driven Middle East Radio Network. The Arabic-language news and music […]

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Signing of the U.S.-Afghanistan Radio Agreement

Who: Kenneth Y. Tomlinson, Chairman, the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) and His Excellency Dr. Makhdoom Raheen, Minister of Information and Culture, Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan What: The Signing of the U.S.-Afghanistan Radio Agreement Where: Cohen Building Auditorium, 330 Independence Ave., S.W. Washington, D.C. […]

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Radio Sawa Broadcasts President Bush’s Speech Into Iraq

Radio Sawa broadcast President Bush’s address to the United Nations directly to the people of Iraq, along with world reaction to the speech. Iraqis tuned to Radio Sawa’s frequency, AM 1548, were able to hear Bush tell the U.N. General Assembly that it must stand […]

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