On March 14, 2018, BBG CEO and Director John F. Lansing briefed the Board on the Agency’s action plan for calendar year 2018.
VOA Uzbek service reporter Navbahor Imamova becomes the only U.S. journalist to receive media accreditation from the Uzbek government.
Veteran correspondent Soltan Achilova was violently assaulted two days after Turkmenistan's Foreign Ministry releases a statement claiming there is no persecution of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) journalists.
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.
RFA was named a winner at the 2018 Gracie Awards for its in-depth webpage “The Rohingya: World’s Least-Wanted People.”
MBN provides live and comprehensive coverage of the first Iraqi parliamentary election since the defeat of ISIS.