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)

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