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 »
“I liked best the program on Kosovo youth who are faced with ISIL and a lack of job prospects because I thought such issues were only faced by Somali youth”
Somali businessman, 29VOA Somali Qubanaha viewer for two years
The Broadcasting Board of Governors has recognized the professionalism and courage of the RFE/RL Ukrainian Service’s Crimea desk by presenting it with the 2016 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Award.
Members of the Broadcasting Board of Governors met in Washington, D.C. to receive the latest audience estimates from the annual Performance and Accountability Report, as well as to review other collaborative efforts within the agency.
Since 1992, almost 800 journalists have been murdered for nothing more than simply reporting the news. In nine out of ten of these cases, their killers will go unpunished. This grave failure of justice for our fallen colleagues is a travesty. We must not only honor their memory and their brave legacies but also urge governments around the world to immediately end impunity for those who have committed crimes against journalists. READ MORE »
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 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.
RFE/RL reaches 26.9 million people in 26 languages and in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, and Ukraine.
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.
RFA journalists provide uncensored, fact-based news to citizens of these countries, among the world’s worst media environments.
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.
“VOA Afrique is the site that provides the right information from around the world. I listen to radio VOA Afrique each day to follow the good works that God blesses or curses us”
VOA Afrique Facebook follower in Mali