Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals

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Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals
Type Broadcast radio and
television
Country Catalonia
Owner Generalitat de Catalunya
Key people
Rosa Cullell i Muniesa, Director-general
Mònica Terribas i Sala, Director of TVC
Oleguer Sarsanedas Picas Director of Catalunya Ràdio
Launch date
1983
Official website
www.ccma.cat

The Catalan Corporation of Media (Catalan: Corporació Catalana de Mitjans Audiovisuals, CCMA; IPA: [kurpuɾəsiˈo kətəˈɫanə ðə miˈdʒanz ˌawðiuβizuaˈɫs]) is the public radio and television company in Catalonia owned by Generalitat de Catalunya.

The CCRTV is a public corporation created by the Generalitat de Catalunya by a Founding Act that passed the Parliament of Catalonia on May 18, 1983. It answers to the Parliamentary Control Commission and to the Catalan Audiovisual Council. It is funded through the Generalitat's General Budget as well as by income and yield from CCRTV's own activities. Its subsidiaries can partly finance themselves through advertising, sponsorship and the sale of merchandise and programming.[1]

Catalunya Ràdio started broadcasting on June 20, 1983, while its first television channel, TV3, started its trial broadcast on September 11 of the same year.

On September 2006, CCRTV received the EFQM Excellence Award for its organisational gestion.[2]

Companies of the corporation[edit]

The CCRTV is composed of the following companies:

Televisió de Catalunya[edit]

Televisió de Catalunya is Catalonia's public broadcasting network, composed of six channels, with TV3 as its flagship channel. TVC is headquartered in Sant Joan Despí, near Barcelona.

Catalunya Ràdio[edit]

Main article: Catalunya Ràdio

Catalunya Ràdio is Catalonia's public radio network. It has four stations, the most important of is its namesake Catalunya Ràdio, the audience leader in Catalonia. Catalunya Ràdio is headquartered in Barcelona.

CCRTV interactiva[edit]

CCRTV interactiva creates and distributes interactive media content for the other companies of the corporation.[3]

Activa Multimèdia Digital[edit]

The trademark that markets CCRTV technology.[4]

CCRTV Administració Sistemes d'Informació[edit]

Provides support for management, planning, development, systems and computing.[5]

Corporate Shareholdings[edit]

The TV3 Marathon Foundation[edit]

Created by the CCRTV to manage the funds raised by the annual telethon La Marató de TV3, devoted to raise funds for scientific research into diseases that are currently incurable.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CCRTV - How it works
  2. ^ La Corporació Catalana de Ràdio i Televisió rep el Segell d'Excel·lència Europea en la Gestió
  3. ^ CCRTV - CCRTV Interactiva
  4. ^ CCRTV - Activa Multimèdia Digital
  5. ^ CCRTV - ASI
  6. ^ a b CCRTV - Corporate Shareholdings
  7. ^ The TV3 Marathon Foundation

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