VIDEO Swearing-in Ceremony for new VOA Director Amanda Bennett

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Amanda Bennett is sworn in by BBG CEO John Lansing as VOA's new Director. Kelu Chao, who served as acting VOA Director for nearly a year, holds the Bible.

Amanda Bennett is sworn in by BBG CEO John Lansing as VOA’s new Director. Kelu Chao, who served as acting VOA Director for nearly a year, holds the Bible.

The video of the swearing-in ceremony for new VOA Director Amanda Bennett on April 18, 2016 has been posted a day later on YouTube by the VOA Public Relations Office.

The video includes this introduction from VOA:

 
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Amanda Bennett was sworn in on April 18th as the 29th Director of the Voice of America (VOA).
 
Bennett has had a distinguished career in journalism. Most recently, she has been a contributing columnist for The Washington Post. She served as executive editor for Bloomberg News, where she created and ran a global team of investigative reporters and editors, and also co-founded the Bloomberg News’ Women’s Project. Bennett was editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Lexington Herald-Leader. She also served as managing editor/projects for The Oregonian in Portland.
 

 

ALSO SEE: Employees don’t want new VOA director Amanda Bennett co-opted by dysfunctional management, BBG Watch, April 18, 2016

 
 
 

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