BBG networks bring State of the Union to audiences around the world

Audiences around the world were able to witness one of the fundamental elements of American democracy as President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address to Congress on January 20. The networks of the BBG provided comprehensive coverage of the address, as well as the Republican response by Senator Joni Ernst, to countries such as Cuba, Ukraine, Russia, Iraq, Iran and China via radio, television and the Internet.

Martís provide comprehensive coverage of historic Cuba policy shift

On December 17, as the news broke of President Obama’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba, the Martís carried the breaking story live to the island. Reporters and staff in the Martí newsroom deftly reported on U.S. contractor Alan Gross’s release, while preparing for the historic simultaneous speeches by President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro.