Broadcasting Board of Governors

Mobile phone shows RFE/RL’s Russian Service reporter Igor Sevriugin reporting live outside the new NATO headquarters as aired on the network’s Current Time television channel.

The mission of the Broadcasting Board of Governors is to inform, engage, and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. The agency’s mission is reinforced by those of the individual broadcasters that are overseen by the BBG. LEARN MORE »


U.S. Ambassador raises concerns over Russian foreign-media legislation

Amb. Huntsman said during his November 17 visit to the Moscow Bureau of RFE/RL and VOA that the legislation passed by Russia’s State Duma two days prior is a “big concern.”

Jon Huntsman
U.S. Ambassador to Russia
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From the CEO

Statement on arrest of former RFA Cambodian employees

John LansingThe two former employees—the chief photographer and the office manager—of RFA’s Phnom Penh Bureau, which closed in September when the network was forced to suspend its in-country operations, were detained by Cambodian authorities. READ MORE »

Our networks

Every week, more than 278 million listeners, viewers and internet users around the world turn on, tune in and log onto U.S. international broadcasting programs. The day-to-day broadcasting activities are carried out by the individual BBG international broadcasters.

Voice of America

Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 47 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 236.8 million people around the world.

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

RFE/RL reaches 25.8 million people in 26 languages and in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and Ukraine.

Office of Cuba Broadcasting

OCB oversees Radio and Television Martí at its headquarters in Miami, Florida. Combined with the online platform,, the Martís are a one-of-a-kind service that brings unbiased, objective information to all Cubans.

Radio Free Asia

RFA journalists provide uncensored, fact-based news to citizens of these countries, among the world’s worst media environments.

Middle East Broadcasting Networks

MBN is the non-profit news organization that operates Alhurra Television, Radio Sawa and MBN Digital reaching audiences in 22 countries across the Middle East and North Africa.


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