Office of Cuba Broadcasting

The Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB) oversees Radio and Television Martí at its headquarters in Miami, Florida.  The Martís are a multimedia hub of news, information and analysis that provide the people of Cuba with interactive programs seven days a week through satellite television and shortwave and AM radio, as well as through flash drives, emails, DVDs, and SMS text. Combined with the online platform, martinoticias.com, the Martís are a one-of-a-kind service that brings unbiased, objective information to all Cubans.

Recent Highlights

BBG names Tomás P. Regalado to lead Office of Cuba Broadcasting

BBG appoints veteran journalist Tomás P. Regalado as Director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB).

The Dragon’s Reach: Tracking China’s economic power play

In an effort to maximize resources, increase collaboration and focus on key issues and audiences, the networks of the BBG have produced another full-scale collaborative project: The Dragon’s Reach; Tracking China’s Economic Power Play.

New morning lineup rejuvenates the Martís

OCB's morning lineup now includes “Levántate Cuba” (“Wake Up, Cuba”), a news magazine show, providing Cubans with engaging and uncensored information on current events in Cuba, the U.S. and around the world, with segments dedicated to sports, health, culture, entertainment, and technology.

Audiences around the world turn to the BBG for the State of the Union

Audiences around the world, including in some of the most media-repressed countries, were able to watch President Trump’s first State of the Union address to Congress on Tuesday evening, thanks to the networks of the BBG. The extensive coverage, which included the Democrat response by Representative Joe Kennedy, was distributed to more than 100 countries.

Exclusive: Venezuela opposition leader visits OCB

Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio José Ledezma, who had been under house arrest since 2015 and last month managed to escape across the border to Colombia, visited the Office of Cuba Broadcasting for a worldwide exclusive interview with Alejandro Marcano Santelli, host of TV Martí’s “Venezuela en Crisis.”

Awards

Alas de Libertad wins regional Emmy

Suncoast Regional Emmy® Award, The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Suncoast Chapter Emmy Awards (2017)

Television Martí’s documentary, “Alas de Libertad” (Wings of Freedom), on the story of the Brigade 2506 Air Force division that carried out a surprise attack on three airports in Cuba during the 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion, was honored with a 2017 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

TV Martí nominated for interactive storytelling Emmy award

Suncoast Regional Emmy Award, The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Suncoast Chapter Emmy Awards (2016)

Pablito, El Fan #1 de La Pelota en Cuba was nominated for a 2016 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award in the Interactivity category.

TV Martí nominated for best promo

Suncoast Regional Emmy Award, Promotion-News Promo-Image, The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Suncoast Chapter Emmy Awards (2016)

The network was nominated for a 2016 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award in the category of Promotion-News Promo-Image

TV Martí reporter nominated for local Emmy

Suncoast Regional Emmy Award, Best Human Interest Program, The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Suncoast Chapter Emmy Awards (2016)

Karen Caballero and her team were nominated for a 2016 Suncoast Regional Emmy Award for their work on La Vida Por el Arte, en Libertad.

TV Martí reporter receives Emmy nomination for Obama coverage

Suncoast Regional Emmy Award, Continuing Coverage–No Time Limit, The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Suncoast Chapter Emmy Awards (2016)

The nomination came under the Continuing Coverage–No Time Limit category of the Suncoast Regional Emmy Awards.

 

OCB

“People know me not for my blog, or my Twitter account, but by my presence and voice on Radio Martí.”

Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez