United States Agency for Global Media

Dominican Republic: Radio Journalism in the Digital Age

April, 2016

VOA/BBG trained reporters, editors and management staff at various radio and TV stations in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The training emphasized business skills for managers and administrators and the future of radio in the digital era.

Trainers also conducted workshops for university students at the Universidad Autonoma of Santo Domingo.

Among the topics covered:

  1. How to sell and brand your product
  2. Setting up new digital studios (technical requirements, staff skills, cost and best products)
  3. Setting up your own digital radio/TV station


  • Oscar Barcelo
    BBG, Regional Marketing Officer for Latin America
  • Iscar Blanco
    VOA, Spanish Service Chief
  • Gustavo Win
    BBG, Development Officer