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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 64.5 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 network of more than 500 TV and radio affiliates to reach the widest possible audience, including those in remote areas.

Quick Facts

Established: February 1942

Target Area: Indonesia

Weekly Audience: 64.5 Million

Radio Programming: 43 hours a week

TV Programming: 11 hours a week

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Programs and Features


VOA This Morning – This flagship half-hour show airing five days a week, brings listeners news and features of the day from the U.S., Indonesia and the world. The show also highlights stories on Indonesian diaspora around the globe, and features a podcast that dives deep into the day’s topic.​

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.

American Highlights – A 2-hour live interactive between VOA hosts and Sonora Radio on the latest news from the U.S.

VOA Executive Lounge – A 30-minute talk show that targets young professionals airing Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through the PasFM Radio Network and other affiliates.

Gondangdia: A weekly interactive live show between VOA and state broadcaster RRI discussing updates on America and stories of Indonesian diaspora. The show features Indonesian dangdut music, aired on 30 RRI relay stations across Indonesia.


Dunia Kita (Our World) – A weekly half-hour vlog-style magazine show targeted to the Generation Z audience of Indonesia’s Metro TV. This is VOA Indonesian’s longest-running TV show that is revamped to better fit the needs of younger viewers.

Laporan VOA (VOA Report) – Economic reports for Metro TV’s business newscasts, five days per week.

Warung VOA (VOA Cafe) – A weekly 30-minute talk show in Indonesian and Javanese exploring culture and lifestyle for JTV in East Java.

Jalan Yuk A weekly 3-minute travelogue which takes viewers to various American landmarks and other popular sites. It airs nationwide on major Indonesian network SCTV.

Reportase Weekend A weekly 30-minute TV show that highlights the week’s hottest news and features culinary, lifestyle and technology reports. Airs nationwide on state broadcaster TVRI.

Sapa Dunia (Greetings, World) – A weekly 5-minute segment featuring current affairs and human-interest stories for Kompas TV.

VOA Global Report – A weekly show from VOA Indonesian’s New York Bureau on business, finance and entrepreneurship. The show also highlights profiles of Indonesian-owned diaspora businesses in the U.S.