Radio Free Asia’s mission is to provide accurate and timely news and information to Asian countries whose governments prohibit access to a free press.
RFA is a private, nonprofit corporation that broadcasts news and information to listeners in Asian countries where full, accurate, and timely news reports are unavailable.
In 2011, Radio Free Asia will be celebrating its 15th Anniversary. On 12/17/2010 the Broadcasting Board of Governors passed the following resolution celebrating and commemorating RFA's 15 years of impact broadcasting.
Strict adherence to the highest standards of journalism is at the very core of RFA's mission.
Find out how to reach RFA’s media and language service departments.
Radio Free Asia is a private, nonprofit corporation. Broadcasting Board of Governors members Michael P. Meehan and Victor H. Ashe serve as the chair and vice-chair, respectively, of RFA’s corporate board.
All nine member of the BBG sit on Radio Free Asia’s corporate board. Michael Meehan serves as Chair and the Vice-Chair is Victor Ashe.
Libby Liu was named president of RFA in September 2005 by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), following the retirement of RFA’s founding president Richard Richter.
Each of our nine news services has a director who is responsible for its editorial operations.
Dan Southerland was appointed vice president and executive editor in 1996, with primary responsibility for all editorial operations. He has oversight of nine broadcast services as well as the award-winning Web site.
Check here for up-to-date notices for RFA employees.