BBG CEO John Lansing moderates a conversation with the members of the U.S. International Media Coordinating Council (ICC): Brian Conniff, president of MBN; Nenad Pejic, acting CEO of RFE/RL; Kelu Chao, acting director of VOA; Malule González, president of OCB; and Libby Liu, president of RFA.

Our leadership is comprised of the Board that governs our broadcasts and the senior staff who oversee the International Broadcasting Bureau, which provides multimedia broadcast distribution, as well as technical and administrative support to the broadcasting networks.

The Board

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is both the name of the independent federal agency that oversees all U.S. civilian international media and the name of the board that governs those broadcasts.


The CEO and Director oversees all aspects of U.S. international media. He provides day-to-day management of BBG’s operations, including oversight of the technical, professional, and administrative support as well as strategic guidance and management of other programs.

Senior Management

Day-to-day operations are overseen by the senior staff of the International Broadcasters Bureau (IBB) and the heads of each of our 5 networks.