May 04, 2016 Washington DC 10:51 PM

We understand deadlines. Our goal is to assist you as quickly as possible. We've included all the general information we could think of on this page. If you can not find what you need, e-mail or call the Public Relations office in Washington D.C.

Contacting VOA

Here are key contact numbers for departments at Voice of America. For detailed questions or requests, please conatct the Public Relations office.  

                                                    VOA Public Relations: (202) 203-4959

News coverage requests: (202) 203-4302                        Africa Division: (202) 203-4019   

Development & Media Training: (202) 382-7164              South & Central Asia Division: (202) 203-4340

East Asia & Pacific Division: (202) 382-5867                    Latin America Division: (202) 382-5933

English Division: (202) 203-7400                                      Persian News Network: (202) 203-4940

Eurasia Division: (202) 382-5300                                      Human Resources:(202) 382-7500      

VOA Bureau Locations:

                                United States Offices                                International Offices    

For questions about the BBG please contact the BBG Public Affairs Office at (202) 203-4400 or via email at


Interview Request

Email your interview request to with the subject line: REQUEST FOR INTERVIEW

Our reporters, senior editors, regional experts are available for interviews.  Find profiles on Interview our Experts page.

Requests to use VOA Materials

Email usage requests to with the subject line: USAGE REQUEST.

Please click on links below and read before sending your request:

Policy on Use of VOA Materials

Privacy Policy/ Terms of Use

Media at VOA

Entering the building

All bags and visitors will be screened. Visitors should plan to arrive 10 minutes before their scheduled tour. Avoid bringing unnecessary belongings. Weapons and sharp objects are prohibited. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires visitors and guests entering all Federal facilities, including the VOA building, to present a valid US Federal or state-issued picture ID, such as a driver's license, passport or state-issued ID. A non-US citizen is required to provide their foreign issued passport. The building guards cannot accept other documents or waive these requirements.

Shooting Video at VOA

Television producers who would like to shoot interviews, b-roll or work with our language services on stories should send a brief e-mail request or contact the Public Relations office directly.