Broadcasting Board of Governors

The mission of the Broadcasting Board of Governors is to inform, engage, and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. The agency’s mission is reinforced by those of the individual broadcasters that are overseen by the BBG. LEARN MORE »

Coming May 1st

World Press Freedom Day: A conversation with BBG & GWU

BBG and GW’s School of Media & Public Affairs for a conversation about the importance of the role of U.S. international journalists, defending press freedom, and journalist safety. Registration required

MBN commemorates Arab-American Heritage Month

Alhurra and Radio Sawa celebrated the important role Arab-Americans have played throughout the U.S. during Arab-American Heritage month, with special programming commemorating the event.

VOA Urdu launches new television show in Pakistan

View360, a daily news magazine show for Pakistan launching April 17, will provide its Pakistani audience objective and impartial news, as well as analysis on national and international events.

USIM matters

Impact at the core of VOA’s past, present and future

Jeff TrimbleJeff Trimble on the March 16 meeting of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy and how impact is at the core of the past, present, and Future of Voice of America. READ MORE »

Our networks

Every week, more than 278 million million listeners, viewers and Internet users around the world turn on, tune in and log onto U.S. international broadcasting programs. The day-to-day broadcasting activities are carried out by the individual BBG international broadcasters.

Voice of America

Voice of America provides trusted and objective news and information in 45 languages to a measured weekly audience of more than 236.6 million people around the world.

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

RFE/RL reaches 26.9 million people in 26 languages and in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and Ukraine.

Office of Cuba Broadcasting

OCB oversees Radio and Television Martí at its headquarters in Miami, Florida. Combined with the online platform, martinoticias.com, the Martís are a one-of-a-kind service that brings unbiased, objective information to all Cubans.

Radio Free Asia

RFA journalists provide uncensored, fact-based news to citizens of these countries, among the world’s worst media environments.

Middle East Broadcasting Networks

MBN is the non-profit news organization that operates Alhurra Television, Radio Sawa and MBN Digital reaching audiences in 22 countries across the Middle East and North Africa.

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