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.

RSI, RTR, RTS, SRF and SWI strategy and objectives

Radiotelevisione svizzera (RSI)

RSI is SRG's Enterprise Unit in Italian-speaking Switzerland. Its 1,155 employees (1039 full-time equivalent) produce programmes for three radio stations, two TV channels and various multimedia offerings.

  • Public service mandate publication

    The publication about the public service mandate aims to present the diverse, complex company that is RSI in a short and concise way, to provide an overview of its  studios and programmes, offices and departments; to present the complex structures in a clear and attractive manner and to show how the work of RSI impacts on the economy, society and culture.

    RSI Missione servizio pubblico

Radiotelevisiun Svizra Rumantscha (RTR)

RTR is an Enterprise Unit of SRG SSR. Its main studio is in Chur. Around 167 people work in 131 full-time positions throughout Romansh-speaking Switzerland for our audience.

  • RTR guidelines

    In the process of change towards a digital world RTR is undertaking all the necessary steps in order to guarantee a Romansh-speaking audience a range of audio, visual and text content in the future too. read the RTR guidelines and RTR plan to see in which direction it is heading.

    Incumbensa e strategia

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 strategy

    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

    Stratégie RTS 2017–2018

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).

  • SRF's mandate and strategy

    The section entitled "Mandate and strategy" on srf.ch contains "SRF's values and strategic priorities" as defined by the Executive Board, in pdf format.

    Auftrag und Strategie 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.