Guidelines at RSI, RTR, RTS, SRF and SWI
Radiotelevisione svizzera (RSI)
RSI is SRG's Enterprise Unit in Italian-speaking Switzerland. Its 1,155 employees (1039 full-time equivalents) produce programmes for three radio stations, two TV channels and various multimedia offerings.
"Mandate and legal position" – RSI Guidelines
The legal basis, the public service mandate, the values, the programme offering: the guidelines according to which RSI acts, sumnmarized in just a few pages.
Radiotelevisiun Svizra Rumantscha (RTR)
RTR is an Enterprise Unit of SRG SSR. Its main studio is in Chur. 167 people work in 131 full-time positions throughout Romansh-speaking Switzerland for our audience.
"Mandate and strategy"– RTR guidelines
RTR has a mandate to guarantee an audiovisual public service for Romansh-speaking Switzerland. The activities of RTR are based on the Federal Constitution, the Radio and Television Act (RTVG), the Radio and Television Ordinance (RTVV), the SRG Charter and the statutes of SRG.R. What this means specifically is set out in the RTR Guidelines.
Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS)
RTS offers content via four radio and two TV programmes and several interactive platforms. RTS is geared to the French-speaking audience in Switzerland and to French speakers abroad via TV5Monde and the Web. With 1872 employees (1568 full-time positions), the company based in Geneva and Lausanne is one of the market leaders in the audiovisual sector.
The strategy presents the values of RTS, the Swiss audio-visual media platform with a public service mandate and cosmopolitan approach that conveys the diversity of French-speaking Switzerland. It sets out the targets that RTS intends to achieve over the next few years in the fields of radio, television and multimedia production and in terms of business management.
Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF)
SRF is SRG's largest Enterprise Unit, and is based at the main studios in Zurich Leutschenbach. With other main studios in Basel, Berne and Zurich Brunnenhof plus regional studios in Aarau, Chur, Lucerne and St. Gallen, it has a broad base in German-speaking Switzerland. SRF employs 2,110 members of staff (1620 full-time equivalents).
"Mandate and legal position" – SRF guidelines
The section entitled "Mandate and strategy "on srf.ch summarizes SRF's wide range of public services and includes direct links to the relevant legal bases.
Since 1999, SWI has fulfilled the federal government’s mandate to distribute information about Switzerland internationally, supplementing the online offerings of the radio and television stations of the SBC. Today, the international service is directed above all at an audience interested in Switzerland, as well as at Swiss citizens living abroad. SWI has also been reporting in Russian since 2013 – in addition to English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic and Japanese – thereby reaching more than 80% of the world’s internet users.
SWI has offices in Bern (headquarters), Geneva and Zurich, and is represented in parliament’s media centre in the capital.