Tuesday, September 11, 2018

See You Tomorrow! The Evolution of U.S. Global Media - September 12, 2018

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U.S. Agency for Global Media publicaffairs@bbg.gov via mail25.sea61.rsgsv.net
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Wednesday, September 12, 2018
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The National Press Club, First Amendment Lounge
529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor
Washington, DC
Light refreshments will be served

Speakers include:

The Honorable Francis Rooney (FL-19) *scheduled to speak
Member, House Foreign Affairs Committee
U.S. House of Representatives

Heather Nauert *scheduled to speak
Acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] and Public Affairs
and Spokesperson
U.S. Department of State

Ambassador Ryan Crocker
Member, Board of Governors, U.S. Agency for Global Media

John F. Lansing
CEO and Director, U.S. Agency for Global Media

Kenneth R. Weinstein
President and CEO, Hudson Institute
Chairman, Board of Governors, U.S. Agency for Global Media

Please join us for a discussion on the current international media environment. We will showcase how the U.S. Agency for Global Media has changed in recent years to be a more nimble and impactful tool of U.S. foreign policy on the 21st century information battlefield and critical to U.S. national security.

Recently the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), an independent U.S. government agency that employs thousands of talented journalists, storytellers and media professionals, became the U.S. Agency for Global Media (USAGM). Read the full statement about the change.

*This invitation is non-transferable
Space is limited.
Please RSVP by clicking the button below
or emailing publicaffairs@bbg.gov directly.

If you have already RSVP’ed, you are confirmed to attend.


The U.S. Agency for Global Media is an independent federal agency, supervising all U.S. government-supported, civilian international media, whose mission is to inform, engage and connect people around the world in support of freedom and democracy. U.S. Agency for Global Media networks include the Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (Radio and TV Marti), Radio Free Asia and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks (Alhurra TV and Radio Sawa). U.S. Agency for Global Media programming has a measured audience of 278 million in more than 100 countries and in 58 languages.

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