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The BBG announces new VOA Director

The Broadcasting Board of Governors today will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Amanda Bennett as the 29th Director of the Voice of America (VOA).  An introduction and swearing-in ceremony will be held at Voice of America headquarters at 10 a.m. this morning and will be streamed live on the BBG website, www.bbg.gov

Afghan Social Media Awards

RFE/RL Radio Free Afghanistan reporter Malali Bashir has won in the Twitter Power User category in the first ever Afghan Social Media Awards.

OSCE Regional Eco-Journalism Awards

Journalists for RFE/RL's Kyrgyz and Tajik services were recently lauded by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) for their reporting on ecological issues on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border.

VOA receives award for religion reporting

Religion Newswriters Association names winners of 2015 Awards for Excellence in Religion Reporting. The award for Excellence in National Network/Cable News Religion Reporting went to Mike O’Sullivan of Voice of America.