VOA Broadcasting in Uzbek
VOA Uzbek is a web, audio and video source of independent, reliable and accurate news and information to Uzbek-speaking audiences around the world. It’s a unique platform mainly for the people of Central Asia, particularly Uzbekistan, who are deprived of quality, locally-sourced content. VOA Uzbek links the U.S. with Central Asia, and conveys Washington’s policies to this very turbulent part of the world. The Uzbek service also covers issues relevant to ethnic Uzbeks in all neighboring countries.
Established: February 1972
Target Area: Central Asia
TV Programming: 60 minutes per week
Programs and additional features available at:
Video and audio podcasts available on My Yahoo, iTunes, and voanews.com.
Programs and Features
Amerika Ovozi - Xalqaro Hayot – A daily 6-minute global news brief that airs Monday through Friday, and is carried by Ayna TV in Afghanistan, and Keremet TV in Kyrgyzstan. Each morning, this news brief looks at the latest global developments with headline news.
Amerika Manzaralari – A 30-minute weekly TV magazine focusing on trends in Washington policy, economic and social developments in the U.S., and ethnic Central Asians in America. VOA Uzbek has a TV affiliate in Osh city, Southern Kyrgyzstan.
Vashington Choyxonasi - A weekly Web TV talk show about Uzbek immigrants’ lives in the U.S. and other general issues relevant to larger Uzbek audience.