BBG Watch Media
Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Chairman Jeff Shell announced today that CEO and Director Andrew Lack will be departing the agency. Jeff Shell also announced that BBG’s Director of Global Operations André Mendes will serve as interim CEO and Director while a search is conducted for Lack’s replacement.
During a meeting with BBG employees, Jeff Shell and BBG Governor Kenneth Weinstein answered questions focusing on the circumstances of Andy Lack’s departure only after a few weeks on the job, legislative proposals to restructure the federal agency and non-federal grantee media organizations, the agency’s image in the United States and abroad, employee morale, and challenges in news reporting in response to disinformation from nations such as Russia.
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