Organization and structure of RSI, RTR, RTS, SRF and SWI
Radiotelevisione svizzera (RSI)
RSI is SRG's Enterprise Unit in Italian-speaking Switzerland. Its 1,155 employees produce programmes for three radio stations, two TV channels and various multimedia offerings.
How is RSI organized?
Organization charts of the Executive Board and all units that cover programmes and picture processing through news, culture, sport, entertainment and communication, operations, human resources, finances, administration to corporate development.
RSI in facts and figures
The key figures and facts about RSI at a glance: Company structure, offering, audience reach, financial resources, employees, as well as added value for the Swiss economy, contribution to culture and much more.
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.
Remit and organization of RTR Board of Directors
The Executive Board of RTR is the most senior management body in the company. Its main tasks are:
- to define and implement the strategy of RTR on behalf of the Director General,
- to organize and develop management tools for RTR, and
- to ensure that the company's goals are implemented.
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.
RTS company brochure
Key information about RTS at a glance in one or two clicks: History, organization, programmes and divisions in radio, TV and multimedia, broadcasts in Switzerland and abroad, significance of the company for western Switzerland, a glance behind the scenes, figures.
In terms of programming, RTS is divided into four units
- Ressources et Développement (with multimedia and archives)
- and Opérations (with production and technical service).
Four supporting units
- RH et Formation,
- Finances et Logistique,
- Marketing et Promotion,
- Affaires générales
And two GM units
- Communication d’entreprise
- and Relations extérieures).
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 around 2,110 members of staff (1620 full-time positions).
How SRF is organized
The section entitled "Organization" on srf.ch introduces the individual departments and department heads who, together with the Director, make up the Executive Board of SRF. You can access the SRF organization chart in pdf format here.
The section entitled "Portrait of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation" contains a brief company video, details of SRF's programming diversity and how it is rooted in its transmission area, and also information on how it fits into SRG and its ownership structure.
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.