Media Development

BBG Development and Media Training

The office promotes the BBG’s mission through a wide range of projects that strengthen free and open media worldwide and provide accurate, objective and balanced news and information to audiences overseas. Principal activities include:

  • Public-Private partnerships with U.S. government agencies, non-governmental organizations, foundations and commercial and public broadcasters to create programs that support democratic institutions, good governance, the free flow of information and the free enterprise system.
  • Supporting multi-platform news and information programs
  • Training journalists, editors and media executives in sales and marketing, basic journalism, ethics, investigative, health and business reporting, among other subjects.

Our Programs

Sokoto Town Hall Meeting, Nigeria

The office works in countries across Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East where the BBG is active. BBG reaches about 175 million people weekly.

Media Development Highlights