October 22, 2016 10:02 PM ET


Company Overview of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc.

Company Overview

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media company that produces and broadcasts radio, Internet, and television programs. The company serves as a surrogate free press in countries where the free flow of information is banned by government authorities or not fully developed. It broadcasts uncensored news, responsible discussions, and open debates through a portfolio of radio and television stations, and the Internet in various countries, including Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Russian Federation, and the former Soviet republics of Central Asia. The company was founded in 1976 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia. Radio Free ...

1201 Connecticut Avenue NW

Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

United States

Founded in 1976





Key Executives for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc.

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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Inc. Key Developments

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Appoints Thomas Kent as New President

Thomas Kent has been appointed the new President of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), effective June 27. Mr. Kent is a skilled media executive with extensive experience in management, international reporting and journalism standards development. He has worked at The Associated Press since 1972, filling roles such as Moscow Bureau Chief, International Editor, Deputy Managing Editor and, most recently, Standards Editor.

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Appoints Thomas Kent as President

Long-time Associated Press journalist Thomas Kent has been named the new president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, the chairman of the network's board of directors, Jeff Shell, has announced. Kent, who begins in his new role on June 27, takes over for Nenad Pejic, who served as RFE/RL's acting president for more than two years. Kent is a skilled media executive who played a leading role in transforming the AP into a fully digital news organization. He worked at the AP for more than 40 years (1972 to 2016) in roles such as Moscow Bureau chief, international editor, deputy managing editor and, most recently, Standards Editor. He has also been involved in corporate strategic planning and developing new multimedia services.

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