Tamedia

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Tamedia AG
Public
Traded as SIXTAMN
Industry Media
Founded 1893; 123 years ago (1893)
Headquarters Zurich, Switzerland
Revenue Increase CHF 1114 million (2014)
Number of employees
2,382
Website www.tamedia.ch

Tamedia AG is a media company headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. Through a portfolio of print, online, and television holdings, it is the largest media group in the country.

Marketshare[edit]

In 2011, it was the biggest player in the Swiss press market, controlling a 41% market share, which rose up to 68% in French-speaking Romandie.[1] Its main competitors are NZZ-Gruppe, Ringier and Edipresse.

Holdings[edit]

Print[edit]

Tamedia's most important publications is the Tages-Anzeiger, a daily newspaper based in Zurich. Tamedia also owns the weekly Sonntags Zeitung, the free national newspaper 20 Minuten, the free Tagblatt der Stadt Zürich, the weekly financial newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft, the weekly women's magazine Annabelle, the family magazine Schweizer Familie, the television supplement TV täglich, and the daily newspapers Thurgauer Zeitung and Zürichsee-Zeitung

Television[edit]

The company also owns several local channels such as TeleZüri, Radio 24, and Radio Basilisk.

Other ventures[edit]

Tamedia is the leading participant of Newsnetz, a joint venture of the Basler Zeitung as well as the Tamedia-owned newspapers Berner Zeitung and Tages-Anzeiger. Newsnetz's editorial staff produces news content for these newspapers' web portals.[2]

Headquarters[edit]

Its Zurich headquarters, completed in 2013, were designed by Japanese architect Shigeru Ban. Consisting of seven stories and 10,120 square metres (108,900 sq ft), the building uses timber as its main structural system, which is visible through its large glass windows. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Quality of the Media" (PDF). fög / University of Zurich. p. 7. Retrieved 1 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Der neue Tages-Anzeiger Online im Test". Tages-Anzeiger. 5 August 2008. Retrieved 28 September 2008. 
  3. ^ "Tamedia Office Building / Shigeru Ban Architects". ArchDaily. 24 February 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2015. 

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