VOA Broadcasting in Indonesian
VOA Indonesian provides a wide variety of news and information programs to the country with the world’s largest Muslim population, the world’s third largest democracy and the world’s fourth largest population overall. Research shows VOA Indonesian reaches more than 47 million people weekly, who say that due to VOA’s balanced and objective reporting, they have a better understanding of America. The service reaches its audience via TV, radio and digital platforms including websites and social media. Over the years, VOA Indonesian has built an extensive TV and radio affiliate network to reach the widest possible audience including that in remote areas.
Established: February 1942
Target Area: Indonesia
Weekly Audience: 47.8 million
Radio Programming: 30 hours per week
TV Programming: 4 hours per week
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Programs and Features
VOA Aje – A report on life in America for one of Jakarta’s top stations, Bens Radio.
Start Your Day with VOA – A 30-minute daily morning news program for the Sindo Radio Network, one of the largest radio networks in Indonesia.
Morning Show – A 1-hour radio magazine show that includes news, editorials, correspondent and feature reports.
Headline News – A five-minute news update broadcast 12 times per day, five days per week.
VOA DC – A one-hour popular culture and news program that airs Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.
VOA Executive Lounge – A 30-minute daily talk show that targets young professionals for the PasFM Radio Network.
VOA Rantau – A segment featuring stories of Indonesian diaspora across the world, broadcast on various VOA radio programs like VOA Executive Lounge and VOA DC (Direct Connection).
Laporan VOA (VOA Report) - Economic reports for Metro TV’s business newscasts, five days per week.
Warung VOA (VOA Shop) - A 30-minute talk show in Indonesian and Javanese exploring culture and lifestyle for JTV in East Java.
Sapa Dunia (Greetings, World) - A weekly 5 minute segment featuring current affairs and human interest stories for Kompas TV in Jakarta.