The DG7 group at its annual meeting this year held in Berlin on December 1-3, decided to join forces to further develop technologies for validation and verification of journalistic content in the digital domain.
USAGM Press Releases
“We are thrilled to have Bay take the helm at RFA at such a critical time. Across Asia, press freedom continues to decline and the need for unbiased news and information is increasing. I am confident that Bay will provide excellent leadership and continue the unparalleled journalism RFA is known for.” - Grant Turner, USAGM CEO and Director
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.
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.
The United States Agency for Global Media’s (USAGM) Board of Governors awarded journalists and staff from each of its five networks yesterday with the David Burke Distinguished Journalism Awards. The awards recognize courage, excellence and professionalism in journalism and are given every year to USAGM journalists who demonstrate a commitment to providing accurate news and information that goes above and beyond.
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.
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.
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 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.
CEO and Director John F. Lansing will be leaving USAGM at the end of September to start the next chapter of his career as the President and CEO of National Public Radio (NPR).