Radio Televizija Republike Srpske

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Radio-televizija Republike Srpske
Type Broadcast radio, television and online
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina
Headquarters Banja Luka
Broadcast area
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Area Bosnia and Herzegovina
Key people

Dragan Davidović
(General Director)[1]
Slobodan Vidović

(head of MP RTRS)
Established 1993.
Launch date
1992
Former names
Srpska radiotelevizija (1992–1996)
Radio station
Radio Republike Srpske
Television Channel
Televizija Republike Srpske
Callsigns PTPC
Callsign meaning
Радио Телевизија Републике Српске
Former callsigns
CPT
Official website
rtrs.tv

Radio Televizija Republike Srpske (Радио Телевизија Републике Српске) locally known as RTRS (PTPC) for short is entity level public broadcaster which operates own radio and television services in the Bosnian entity Republika Srpska.

Founded in 1992. RTRS broadcasts a 24-hour television programme known as Televizija Republike Srpske, and one radio channel Radio Republike Srpske. There is also Music Production of RTRS which was established in 2011. Headquarters of RTRS is located in Banja Luka. Regional radio and TV studios are located in following Bosnian cities: Prijedor, Istočno Sarajevo, Bijeljina, Trebinje and Brčko.

The radio and television program is mainly produced in Serbian language (in one of two alphabets: Latin or Cyrillic alphabet). Since April 2013, RTRS own programs are broadcast on Eutelsat 16A (Team:Sat platform).

As of January 2015 RTRS consists of three organizational units:

  • Radio Republike Srpske – public radio service (Радио Републике Српске)
  • Televizija Republike Srpske – public television channel (Телевизија Републике Српске)
  • MP RTRS – music production of RTRS (Музичка продукција РТРС)

There is a public corporation in the establishment which should be consisted of all public broadcasters in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

History[edit]

RTRS headquarters in Banja Luka

The first experimental programs of Radio Banja Luka were broadcast on 25 January 1967. Regular program started operating on 2 February 1967. In May 1992 Radio Banja Luka turns into an information-technical center of Serbian radio, which main office was in Pale. In December 1993 Serbian radio-television (SRT) was founded, and programs from Banja Luka TV and radio studios were broadcast on demand. Radio Serbian Republic has a permanent staff of 100 journalists, editors, cameramen, musical collaborators and organizers.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Cokorilo, Radmila. Radio as media: Banja Luka: Faculty of Philosophy, 2009. ISBN 978-99938-34-95-3.

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