BBG CEO Andy Lack meets with RFE/RL editor-in-chief and co-CEO Nenad Pejic (center) and staff in Kyiv.

While in Ukraine, Weinstein and Lack visited Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s Kyiv bureau and learned more about how RFE/RL and Voice of America cooperate to meet the information needs in Ukraine. VOA’s Myroslava Gongadze and RFE/RL Ukrainian Service Director Maryana Drach accompanied Weinstein and Lack as they met with government officials, parliamentarians, as well as local journalists and media managers to better understand the media environment in Ukraine and the role of U.S. international media in that environment.

Under Secretary Stengel visits RFE/RL

three men sit at a conference table, a sign for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is on the wall behind them

U.S. Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel and U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew Schapiro visited the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty earlier this week, to learn more about the network’s efforts to bring unbiased and accurate reporting to audiences throughout its broadcast region.

BBG Chairman Shell Visits RFE/RL in Prague

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BBG Chairman Jeff Shell visited the Prague broadcast headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on September 3. This was Chairman Shell’s first visit to RFE/RL since his appointment as head of the BBG in early August.