The Voice of Vietnam (VOV) is a multimedia organization and government agency which disseminates Vietnam's Party guidelines and State laws, contributing to the people’s enhanced intellectual standards and spiritual lives.
VOV was established immediately after the 1945 August Revolution. Its first program was aired at 11:30 AM on September 7, 1945, with the signature phrase: “This is the Voice of Vietnam, broadcasting from Hanoi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam”.
At 11:30 AM on July 2, 1976, this phrase was changed to: “This is the Voice of Vietnam, broadcasting from Hanoi, capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam”.
As a leading public service broadcaster in Vietnam, VOV provides up-to-the-minute, high-quality
programs and content through:
- A series of radio channels: News and Current Affairs (VOV1); Culture, Science and Education (VOV2); Music, News and Entertainment (VOV3), Ethnic languages (VOV4); VOVWORLD (VOV5), Arts and Literature (VOV6), and VOV Traffic.
- Digital services including vov.vn, VOVWORLD, and VTC News
- Print newspaper Tieng Noi Viet Nam
- TV services including Vietnam Journey (VOVTV) and VTC channels
- 6 domestic bureaus based in the northwest region, the norheast region, the central region, the Central Highlands, Ho Chi Minh city and the Mekong Delta
- 13 foreign bureaus based in Beijing (China), Vientiane (Laos), Bangkok (Thailand), Phnompenh (Cambodia), Moscow (Russia), Tokyo (Japan), Paris (France), Washington, D.C. (US), Cairo (Egypt), Prague (Czech Republic), Sydney (Australia), Jakarta (Indonesia), and New Delhi (India).
President Nguyễn Thế Kỷ
Member of the Party Central Committee
Vice President Trần Minh Hùng
Vice President Ngô Minh Hiển
Vice President Phạm Mạnh Hùng
Vice President Vũ Hải Quang