Senate Confirms Dick Lobo To Head International Broadcasting Bureau
September 17, 2010 at 4:30 AM (PT)
Former PBS affiliate WEDU (TV)/TAMPA Pres./CEO RICHARD "DICK" LOBO has been confirmed by the Senate to take over as Director of the INTERNATIONAL BROADCASTING BUREAU, which oversees the VOICE OF AMERICA and RADIO MARTI/TV MARTI.
LOBO, who was nominated to the post by the OBAMA administration in FEBRUARY, previously oversaw the OFFICE OF CUBA BROADCASTING during the CLINTON administration. He stepped down from his post at WEDU in MAY.