About Direct

Why Direct?

Direct is an open digital content service, providing quality audio and video materials for radio, TV, and digital use. This site is specially designed to reach the broadcast affiliates and digital partners of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). The BBG international networks include the Voice of America (VOA), Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL), Radio Free Asia (RFA), Radio and TV Martí and the Middle East Broadcasting Network (MBN) comprised of Alhurra and Radio Sawa.

Registered radio and TV affiliates and digital partners can find and use content from Direct to expand their programming for free. Filters enable you to find content quickly by narrowing your search to content type (audio or video), language, date, and broadcast service. You can search, view, and download Web and broadcast quality audio and video packages from your desktop or from mobile devices.

To start searching, downloading, and using content, sign up to Direct here.