Radio Televizija Republike Srpske

Radio Television of Republika Srpska (Serbian: Радио Телевизија Републике Српске / Radio Televizija Republike Srpske or RTRS) is the entity-level public broadcaster which operates radio and television services in Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is the official public broadcasting service that covers government activities in the Republic of Srpska.

TypeBroadcast radio, television and online
Country
HeadquartersBanja Luka
Broadcast area
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Republika Srpska
Serbia on cable
Key people
Milan Trbojević (General Director)[1]
Slobodan Vidović (head of MP RTRS)
Established1993
Launch date
1992
Former names
Serbian radio-television (1992–1996)
Radio station
Radio Republike Srpske
Television Channel
Televizija Republike Srpske RTRS PLUS
CallsignsРТРС (RTRS)
Callsign meaning
Радио Телевизија Републике Српске
Former callsigns
СРТ (SRT)
Affiliation(s)BHRT
Official website
rtrs.tv

ServicesEdit

 
RTRS headquarters in Banja Luka

Founded in 1992, RTRS broadcasts a 24-hour television channel known as Televizija Republike Srpske, and one radio station called Radio Republike Srpske. There is also Muzička Produkcija RTRS ("Music Production of RTRS", locally known as MP RTRS for short) which was established in 2011.

Headquarters of RTRS is located in Banja Luka. Regional radio and TV studios are located in the following cities: Prijedor, Istočno Sarajevo, Bijeljina, Trebinje and Brčko.

Radio and television programming is mainly produced in the Serbian language (in one of two alphabets: Cyrillic and Latin alphabet ). Since April 2013, RTRS stations are broadcast on Eutelsat 16A (Team:Sat platform).

As of January 2015 RTRS consists of three organizational units:

On 19 April 2015, RTRS started to broadcast a second channel called RTRS PLUS.

HistoryEdit

The first experimental programs of Radio Banja Luka were broadcast on 25 January 1967. Regular programming began on 2 February 1967.

In May 1992 Radio Banja Luka became the information-technical center for Bosnian Serb broadcasting, whose main office was in Pale. In December 1993 Serbian radio-television (Српска радио-телевизија (СРТ) / Srpska radio-televizija (SRT)) was founded, and programs from Banja Luka TV and radio studios were broadcast on demand. RTRS has a permanent staff of 100 journalists, editors, cameramen, musical collaborators and organizers.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Cokorilo, Radmila. Radio as media: Banja Luka: Faculty of Philosophy, 2009. ISBN 978-99938-34-95-3.

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