November 17, 2017 12:30 PM ET

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Company Overview of Radio Free Asia, Inc.

Company Overview

Radio Free Asia, Inc. broadcasts news and information to listeners in Asian countries. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Washington, District Of Columbia. It also has offices in Seoul, Korea; Ankara, Turkey; and Kathmandu, Nepal; and Dharamsala, India.

2025 M Street

Suite 300

Washington, DC 20036

United States

Founded in 1996

Phone:

202-530-4900

Fax:

202-530-7797

Key Executives for Radio Free Asia, Inc.

President
COO & VP of External Affairs
Managing Director for East Asia
Treasurer, Budget Director & Contracting Officer
General Counsel & Secretary
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Radio Free Asia, Inc. Key Developments

Radio Free Asia Ceases Operations in Cambodia Following Crackdown

Radio Free Asia has decided to close its office in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh following a government crackdown on media. RFA suspended its operations in Cambodia after almost 20 years of bringing the Cambodian people independent, reliable and trustworthy news and information from inside the country. RFA had its broadcasting licenses revoked in August after authorities alleged the outlet violated tax laws and failed to register its operations.

Radio Free Asia Hires Min Lee Mitchell as its New Managing Director for East Asia

Radio Free Asia (RFA) announced the hiring of veteran journalist Min Lee Mitchell as its new Managing Director for East Asia. Mitchell will oversee RFA's four language services for Chinese audiences (Mandarin, Tibetan, Cantonese, and Uyghur) and its Korean Service, broadcasting into North Korea. As Managing Director for East Asia, Mitchell will work closely with the directors of five language services to manage the daily and long-term operations of RFA Mandarin, Tibetan, Cantonese, Uyghur, and Korean. She will focus on expanding the operations of these services to meet audience needs. Min reports to RFA's Vice President of Programming, Parameswaran Ponnudurai. Prior to becoming RFA's Managing Director, Mitchell covered U.S. politics and global affairs as the Washington and New York-based correspondent and news anchor for several major Chinese-language news organizations, including Hong Kong's Phoenix Satellite Television and Taiwan Television, where she served as the organization's D.C. bureau chief, and as a stringer for BBC Chinese News.

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