In addition to board business, the board received an in-depth review of the operations and activities of Radio Free Asia in the past year.
The Board also honored the 55th anniversary of Voice of America’s French to Africa Service, the 55th anniversary of VOA’s Spanish Service and the 1st anniversary of Current Time, the joint production of VOA and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. The Board also introduced Maria “Malule” González, the new Director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting and honored the hard work and dedication of her predecessor, Carlos A. Garcia-Pérez.
The Board also discussed Internet Freedom framework and governance.
Radio Free Asia Deep Dive
About the BBG
The Broadcasting Board of Governors is an independent federal agency supervising all U.S. government-supported, civilian international media. Its mission is to inform, engage and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. BBG networks include the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa), Radio Free Asia, and the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Martí). BBG programming has a measured audience of 278 million in more than 100 countries and in 58 languages.