Explore SRG with «Metro»

“Metro” guides you station by station through all the important and interesting issues to do with the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SRG SSR). See why SRG has a public mandate but is nevertheless not an institution established under public law. You can become acquainted with SRG's unique form of organization and see what objectives SRG wants to pursue in future. “Metro” is a tool for people in a hurry, but also for those who want to know exactly what's what. “Metro” is aimed at new employees, but there are also one or two things for "old SRG hands" to discover as well. Of course, people who don't work at SRG are also invited to get to know SRG better with ”Metro”. The first station on each “Metro” line provides a concise summary of the key facts. The second station looks more closely at the subject matter. Detailed information is available at station three, and clicking on station four will take you to the RSI, RTR, RTS, SRF and SWI Swissinfo Enterprise Units.

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.

    Organigramma RSI

  • 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.

    24 cifre per raccontare la RSI - 2016

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:

    1. to define and implement the strategy of RTR on behalf of the Director General,
    2. to organize and develop management tools for RTR, and
    3. to ensure that the company's goals are implemented.

    Organization chart.

    Organigram RTR

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.

    Portrait de la RTS

  • Organization charts

    In terms of programming, RTS is divided into four units

    • Programmes,
    • Actualité,
    • 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).

    Organization charts

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.

    Organisation auf srf.ch

  • Introducing SRF

    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.

    Porträt SRF

swissinfo.ch (SWI)

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.