RT America

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RT America
Launched February 2010
Network RT
Picture format 480i 16:9 (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Country  USA
Language English
Broadcast area Worldwide
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
Sister channel(s) RT International
Rusiya Al-Yaum
RT Documentary
RT Actualidad
RT America broadcast with former anchor Liz Wahl who quit on air in March 2014.[1]

RT America, previously known as Russia Today America, is a TV channel based in Washington, D.C.. It is part of the RT network, a Russian public-funded global multilingual television news network based in Moscow. There is also a news bureau in Houston, Texas.

RT America focuses on covering the Americas from an international and Russian perspective, being the second most viewed news channel from a foreign perspective, after BBC World News. It currently only broadcasts in the afternoon and evening. Based in RT's Washington, DC Bureau, RT America also has studios in New York, Miami and Los Angeles.[2]

RT America programming[edit]


RT America News anchors and correspondents[edit]

  • Ameera David 2013-present
  • Lindsay France 2014-present
  • Gayane Chichkyan
  • Sam Sacks
  • Perianne Boring
  • Meghan Lopez
  • Anastasia Churkina
  • Marina Portnaya
  • Karina Stenquist
  • Ramon Galindo
  • Justine Underhill
  • Abby Martin


  • Kristine Frazao 2010-2013
  • Liz Wahl 2011-2014
  • Lauren Lyster 2010-2013
  • Priya Sridhar 2010-2011
  • Dina Gusovsky 2010-2011
  • Cedric Moon 2010-2011
  • Jihan Hafiz
  • Kaelyn Forde 2010-2011

Margaret Howell 2013

  • Erin Ade 2013


  1. ^ "Russia Today TV presenter Liz Wahl quits on air". BBC News. 5 March 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Usa — Rt". Rt.com. Retrieved 2013-12-03. 

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