Chairman, Broadcasting Board of Governors
Tomlinson is chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, an agency responsible for the supervision of all non-military U.S. international broadcasting which includes: VOA, RFE/RL, RFA, Radio and TV Martí, Radio Sawa and AlHurra. He also serves as chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Prior to joining the BBG, Tomlinson served as editor-in-chief of Reader's Digest and as Director of the Voice of America (1982 - 1984).
Speeches on Public Diplomacy
- Remarks to Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (September 30, 2004)
- Testimony before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary And Related Agencies, Committee on Appropriations (April 1, 2004)
- Testimony before the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations Committee on Government Reform (February 10, 2004)