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Unbiased and independent reporting sustains record audiences for USAGM networks

November 21, 2019

The United States Agency for Global Media’s (USAGM) annual impact and performance numbers indicate that its programming reaches continuously larger audiences than ever despite changing media environments worldwide. The Agency’s measured weekly audience grew to 350 million people in FY 2019, up from 345 million people in FY 2018 which was a monumental and unprecedented increase of 67 million over FY 2017.

Comprehensive reporting of critical events a focus of USAGM board meeting

November 14, 2019

The U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) Board of Governors met yesterday at the agency’s Washington, D.C., headquarters to review key programming initiatives and distribution strategies. The meeting was the first for Grant Turner in his role as USAGM’s CEO and Director.

USAGM Board of Governors announces CEO

September 25, 2019

Effective October 1, 2019, Grant Turner, currently USAGM’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will serve as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of USAGM on an interim basis until the President appoints a Senate-confirmed CEO.

Steve Capus named Senior Advisor at USAGM

September 24, 2019

The U.S. Agency for Global Media is announcing the appointment of Steve Capus as Senior Advisor to the CEO. As part of USAGM’s senior management team, Capus will provide expert advice and guidance on all matters involving the Agency’s mission and operations, as well as developing and implementing the Agency’s strategic plan and priorities.

Director Regalado Leaves TV and Radio Martí

September 20, 2019

WASHINGTON—The United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM) leadership today has accepted the resignation of Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB) Director Tomás Regalado.

The changing weapons of disinformation

September 18, 2019

"...we are nothing if not adaptive. The changing world demands from us an agility that allows us to meet the unique needs of truth-starved audiences, no matter the disinformation tactics or restrictions on free media under which they struggle."

USAGM Board recognizes Lansing’s leadership and dedication

September 11, 2019

The Board of Governors of the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM) met on September 11, 2019, at the agency’s Washington, D.C. headquarters to review key programming initiatives and distribution strategies. Board Chairman Kenneth Weinstein called for a moment of silence in tribute to the lives forever lost and changed on September 11, 2001, and the sacrifices made by the men and women serving the country since then.