Radio Télévision Suisse

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Radio télévision suisse
Industry Broadcasting
Founded 1 January 2010
Key people Gilles Marchand, Gilles Pache
Employees 1,612
Parent SRG SSR idée suisse
Website Official website

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, the Radio Télévision Suisse plan to move its centre of Lausanne (headquarters of the radio) 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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