Radio Télévision Suisse

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Radio télévision suisse
Industry Broadcasting
Founded 1 January 2010
Key people
Gilles Marchand, Gilles Pache
Number of employees
1,612
Parent SRG SSR idée suisse
Website www.rts.ch

The Radio télévision suisse (RTS) is a Swiss public broadcasting organisation, part of SRG SSR. RTS handles production and broadcasting of radio and television programming in French for Switzerland. It was created on 1 January 2010 by a merger of Radio Suisse Romande and Télévision Suisse Romande.

History[edit]

The first evening programme to be broadcast in colour on Télévision suisse romande was broadcast in 1968.[1]

Future[edit]

The tower of the Radio Télévision Suisse in Geneva.

While keeping its headquarters in Geneva, Radio Télévision Suisse plans to move its Lausanne-based radio headquarters to a new building on the Lausanne campus in 2019–2020.[2][3]

Broadcasting[edit]

Radio[edit]

Radio Suisse Romande (RSR) is the area of RTS in charge of production and broadcasting of radio programming in French for Switzerland.

Television[edit]

Television Suisse Romande (TSR) is the area of RTS in charge of production and distribution of television programming in French for Switzerland.

Notes et references[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Sonia Arnal, "C'est l'autre (la vraie ?) révolution de 1968 : la TV couleur débarque en Suisse", Allez savoir !, no. 42, September 2008.
  2. ^ Nicolas Dufour, "La RTS a des vues sur le campus lausannois", Le Temps, Saturday 15 June 2013 (page visited on 29 June 2013).
  3. ^ "Vers un transfert des activités de la RTS à Lausanne sur le site de l'EPFL", www.rts.ch, 17 December 2013 (page visited on 17 December 2013 ).

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