The Broadcasting Council debate and give an opinion on issues related to NRK’s programmes. Everybody is welcome to bring their complaints about NRK to the Council. Eva Laukøy is tv-reporter situated in Trondheim.Foto: Nadia Frantsen/NRK
Publisert 13.11.2007 14:11. Oppdatert 04.07.2012 13:19.
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The general meeting
NRK is a limited company. The Norwegian government owns 100 % of the shares. The Minister of Cultural Affairs convenes NRK’s General Meeting.
NRK’s Board has nine members. The General Meeting elects six of these members, including the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman. Three Board members are representatives of NRK's employees. Board members serve for two years.
The Board appoints NRK’s chief executive, who is both the Editor-in-Chief and the Director General of NRK.
The Broadcasting Council
The Broadcasting Council - Kringkastingsrådet - has fourteen members. The parlament - Stortinget - appoints eight of these members and the government appoints six members, including the Council Chairman and the Vice-Chairman. Council members serve for four years.
The Council meets seven times a year. Its mandate is to debate and give an opinion on issues related to NRK’s programmes. It reviews programme complaints from the audience, issues raised by the Council’s members and issues presented by NRK’s Director General. In addition, NRK’s Board and the Director General can ask for the Council’s opinion on administrative and financial issues.
The corporate organization:
Director General – Hans-Tore Bjerkaas.
Law Department – Olav Nyhus, Director.
Finance and Administration Department – Jon Espen Lohne, Director.
Technology Department – Nils Bjarne Foss, Director.
Broadcasting Department – Annika Biørnstad, Director.
Sápmi Department – Nils Johan Heatta, Director.
Marienlyst Oslo, Programme, Production and News Department – Per Arne Kalbakk, Director.
Trondheim, Regional Programme Production Department – Grethe Gynnild-Johnsen, Director.