October 10, 2015 Washington DC 3:42 PM

Media Relations / Press Releases

VOA Story Cited in Special UN Human Rights Report

October 08, 2015
One of two Voice of America exclusive stories by reporter Eun Jung Cho covering abusive practices against North Korean workers in Qatar was cited in a special United Nations human rights report. More

VOA Afghanistan Service Celebrates 35 Years on Air

This week, Voice of America marks 35 years of broadcasts to Afghanistan, with special tributes and programming dedicated to the history of the service.

VOA Documentary Debuts at Asia Society in New York

VOA’s latest documentary A Single Step: Journeys of Women Leaders debuted at a special screening at the Asia Society in New York last week, bringing in a great crowd and a dynamic discussion following the screening.

VOA Hausa Launches TV Program

Voice of America expands its leadership in Hausa-language programming with a new weekly television broadcast for affiliates premiering September 25 at 19:00 UTC.

Global Audience Turns to VOA Ahead of Pope Francis US Tour

In Washington, New York, and Philadelphia, VOA reporters and camera crews are on the scene covering the visit from the White House to Capitol Hill to Ground Zero to Independence Hall.

VOA Presents Documentary Profiling Global Women Leaders

Academy Award winner Sally Field hosts and narrates VOA’s new documentary A Single Step: Journeys of Women Leaders.

VOA Documentary Commemorates 70th Anniversary of WWII

Voice of America premiers a new documentary featuring oral histories from veterans of World War II’s close in China, Burma, and India.

VOA Provides Extensive Coverage of Migrant Crisis

VOA correspondents are on the scene of Europe’s migration crisis with comprehensive coverage for television, radio, online, and social media.

VOA Persian Offers Wall-to-Wall Coverage of U.S. Congress Debate on Iran Nuclear Deal

As the U.S. Congress begins debate on the Iran nuclear agreement, viewers in Iran will receive the most complete and unfiltered coverage of the deal from Voice of America.

VOA Ukrainian to Launch “Prime Time with Myroslava Gongadze”

The weekly interview program will further VOA’s formidable impact in the Ukrainian television market.

VOA Hosts Malala at the Newseum

Malala, the well-known activist for the empowerment of women and the youngest Nobel Prize winner, was in Washington Sunday to take part in an event hosted by the Voice of America’s Deewa Radio and Television Service in cooperation with the Newseum.

New VOA Persian Show Targets Young Viewers in Iran

Tablet, a new television show on Voice of America Persian language satellite channel, focuses on cultural and social issues involving young people in Iran and the United States.

Countless Media Outlets Turn to VOA Correspondents’ Exclusive Reporting on Bangkok Blast

Since the deadly explosion in Bangkok yesterday, many news outlets around the world have used VOA's reporting.

African and American Lives Come Together on VOA’s Vous et Nous

From pop-culture to education and health to technology, music and fashion, Vous et Nous is a fast-paced, 30-minute program featuring young leaders who are working to make a difference.

VOA Reporter Breaks News on Bangkok Bomb Blast

Steve Herman, VOA’s Southeast Asia Correspondent and cameraman Zinlat Aung were one of the first news teams on the scene to report on the explosion that hit the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok on Monday.

Survivors from Peshawar Army Public School Visit VOA

This week, the Voice of America Urdu Service hosted twelve boys from the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan, who had survived a Taliban attack on their school in December 2014.

YALI Fellows Tell VOA the Experience was Life Changing

For a second year, the Voice of America provided in-depth extensive coverage of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Summit in Washington

VOA Presents Special Series on 50th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

VOA has released a four-part special series on what is considered the most effective piece of civil rights legislation enacted in the United States, the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

VOA On-the-Scene with the President in Africa

The Voice of America will provide live, on-the-scene coverage of President Obama’s trip to Africa as he arrives in Nairobi, Kenya, to join President Uhuru Kenyatta to co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and then travel on to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Secretary Kerry to VOA Persian: Iran Deal will Make the World Safer

In a one-on-one TV interview with VOA Persian Director, Setareh Derakhshesh, Kerry said “If we implement this, then we are on a path to perhaps opening up a set of opportunities.”

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