NRK Sápmi

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NRK Sápmi's Guovdageaidnu (Kautokeino) office
NRK Sápmi's Snåsa office

NRK Sápmi (previously NRK Sámi Radio) is a Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK) unit that produces radio, television, and Internet news and other programs for the Sámi people. The first radio news program in the Sami language started in 1946 in Tromsø with Katrine Johnsen as the host. In 1976, NRK Sámi Radio moved to Kárášjohka (Karasjok), and in 1984 to its current headquarters (also in Kárášjohka). NRK Sápmi has about 17 journalists in Deatnu (Tana), Guovdageaidnu (Kautokeino), Olmmaivaggi in Gáivuotna, Tromsø, Skånland, Tysfjord, Snåsa and Oslo. Approximately 60 people are employed at the headquarters.

NRK Sápmi broadcasts on FM radio in Finnmark County and in Oslo. The channel is also available nationwide on DAB.[1]

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  1. ^ "About NRK Sápmi". Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. NRK. 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2017-01-31. NRK Sápmi broadcasts 246 hours of TV, 1754 of FM-radio, and 6545 hours on digital radio (DAB)/inline radio per year (2012).