United States Agency for Global Media

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USAGM by the numbers

International operations

6 networks and a system of 4,284 affiliates and over 200 transmitting sites distribute 4,100 hours of original content globally each week.

Global audience

A worldwide unduplicated audience of 420 million from more than 100 countries tune in weekly in 63 languages.

Annual budget

FY24 (requested)$944.0M
FY23 (requested)$840.0M
FY22 (requested)$810.4M
FY21 (requested)$637.3M

Rumors, Myths and Untruths

There are many things people misunderstand about the U.S. international media. Here is a guide to rumors, myths and untruths pertaining to USAGM.

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Featured Reports

Annual Reports

Our yearly summary of the activities and growing impact of USAGM, the independent federal government agency that oversees all U.S. civilian international media including VOA, RFE/RL, OCB, RFA, MBN, and OTF.

Annual Reports


The yearly Performance and Accountability Report and audit results demonstrate USAGM’s continued ability to achieve strategic impact by prudently managing resources and nimbly responding to global challenges.

USAGM FY2022 PAR (pdf 12.56 MB)

Budget Submissions

The Congressional Budget Justification (CBJ) is the annual submission to Congress which reflects the President’s Budget Request. The President’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2023, sent to Congress on March 28, 2022, includes $840 million for USAGM.

USAGMBudget_FY23_CBJ_03-25-22 FINAL (pdf 3.86 MB)