Broadcasting Board of Governors

RFE/RL Ukrainian Service Reporter

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 »

“Alhurra’s talented team of journalists has provided a great service to the region by delivering accurate, unbiased news reporting, and giving a voice to the voiceless.”

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry

Since its launch just over a year ago, the Raise Your Voice initiative counters the propaganda spread by ISIL and provides a platform for citizens to discuss and engage on topics that underlie the appeal of extremist ideology.

Alhurra documents the success of Egyptian women in season two of Sit B’Mit Ragel

Portraits of four Egyptian women smiling at the camera

Alhurra Television’s program Sit B’Mit Ragel (Arabic for ‘A Lady is Worth 100 Men’), launches its second season on Saturday, October 1 at 10 p.m. (Cairo time). The program focuses on successful Egyptian women who work relentlessly to achieve their goals and prove that a lady can be worth 100 men. It tells the inspiring stories of four women making their dreams come true despite the odds, and sheds light on the obstacles they face throughout their journey.

Our networks

Every week, more than 226 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 45 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 187 million people around the world.

Office of Cuba Broadcasting

OCB oversees Radio and Television Martí at its headquarters in Miami, Florida. Combined with the online platform, martinoticias.com, 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.

“This is the particular invaluable contribution that a station like RFA, dedicated to the strengthening of democratic values and freedoms all over the world, has to make.”

Aung San Suu KyiNobel Peace Prize recipient