About the Agency

The Broadcasting Board of Governors

BBG Board Members

The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) encompasses all U.S. civilian international broadcasting, including the Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Radio Free Asia (RFA), Radio and TV Martí, and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (MBN)—Radio Sawa and Alhurra Television.

BBG broadcasters distribute programming in 60 languages to an estimated weekly audience of 175 million people via radio, TV, the Internet and other new media. The BBG works to serve as an example of a free and professional press, reaching a worldwide audience with news, information, and relevant discussions.

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International Broadcasting Bureau

The International Broadcasting Bureau (IBB) provides transmission services for all the broadcasters under the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

It is the administrative and marketing arm of the Agency. IBB encompasses the Voice of America and Office of Cuba Broadcasting, which oversees Radio/TV Martí.

IBB manages a complex network of domestic and overseas transmitting stations as well as satellite and Internet delivery systems with multimedia content. It conducts extensive audience and market research to enhance the worldwide reach of U.S. international broadcasting.