August 31, 2015 Washington DC 9:49 PM

Media Relations / Press Releases

VOA Hosts Malala at the Newseum

From left to right: Nafees Takar, Chief of VOA Deewa Radio and Television; Malala Yousafzai; Ziauddin Yousafzai, Malala's father; and Deewa broadcaster Behroz Khan

August 31, 2015
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. More

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.”

VOA Provides Comprehensive Coverage of Historic Iran Nuclear Agreement

VOA has provided extensive, around-the-clock coverage across various platforms on the historic agreement between Iran and the U.S., Great Britain, France, China, Russia, plus Germany and the European Union.

Voice of America Marks 20th Anniversary of Genocide in Srebrenica

The Voice of America hosted a panel discussion in Washington, DC marking the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Srebrenica, Bosnia.

VOA Launches Audio App in Partnership with AudioNow

The Voice of America, in partnership with AudioNow Digital, launched an audio-only app that will allow users to listen to VOA programming over data or cellular voice connections.

Bosnia: 20 Years After Srebrenica

On July 8, the Voice of America will present a special panel to discuss the significance and implications of the Srebrenica genocide.

VOA on Assignment at the Nuclear Talks with Iran in Vienna

VOA Persian is presenting a series of new programs discussing and analyzing the tough issues under negotiation.

VOA Tibetan Offers Millions of Viewers Rare Glimpse of Dalai Lama’s ‘Long Life Ceremony’

The Service marked the occasion of the Dalai Lama’s upcoming 80th birthday with a historic four-hour live TV program.

VOA Tibetan is marking the Dalai Lama’s 80th Birthday

On July 6, 2015, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is turning 80 years old. VOA’s Tibetan Service is marking the occasion with a 4-hour live TV program.

VOA and Newseum Host Discussion about Police, Cameras and the Constitution

Voice of America, in partnership with the Newseum, hosted a panel discussion Wednesday examining how new electronic devices are affecting the relationship between police and the American public.

"I’m an avid listener of VOA," says new Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari chose VOA for his very first one-on-one interview, after his inauguration, to an international broadcaster.

VOA Reports on Rise and Fall in Turkey

The Voice of America provided extensive coverage of the parliamentary elections in Turkey over the weekend.

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