New director for VOA, and for VOA TV.

Posted: 25 Oct 2006   Print   Send a link
"The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Danforth W. Austin as the Director of the Voice of America (VOA). He will have the overall responsibility for the planning, organization, direction and policy application of all VOA broadcasting activities. Austin will replace David Jackson who will be returning to the private sector." Austin has served as CEO of Ottaway Newspapers, a subsidiary of Dow Jones, and has also served in a number of senior positions with the Wall Street Journal. The BBG also named Russell Hodge the director of VOA Television. BBG press release, 25 October 2006.