Head of Regions and Minorities
SVT/Sveriges Television AB
P.O. Box 3050
SE - 350 33 Växjö
tel: +46 470778829
mob: +46 705778829
SVT - Swedish Television
National Co-ordinator Christina Agren
SVT is Sweden’s public service broadcaster. It is an independent corporation but programme services are subject to the Radio Act and the agreement between SVT and the state. It has 19 regional news stations. At least 55% of SVT's own programme productions have to be made outside Stockholm. Regional broadcasts consist of regional news programmes. SVT is mainly financed by licence fees as well as a small amount of financing from sponsorship.
The production is organized in two divisions; The News Division and Program Production. The production is located in various places in Sweden and the news have 19 regional news stations: Nordnytt, Västerbottensnytt, Mittnytt, Jämtlandsnytt, SVT Dalarna, SVT Gävleborg, Värmlandsnytt, Tvärsnytt, Västmanlandsnytt, SVT Uppland, ABC, Östnytt, SVT Sörmland, Smålandsnytt, Jönköpingsnytt, Västnytt, Hallandsnytt, Sydnytt och Blekingenytt.
In agreement between SVT and the state it is said that at least 55% of SVT's own programme productions has to be made outside Stockholm. Regional broadcasts consist of regional news programmes only. Transmission time is approx. 2.000 hrs anually. Viewing figures for the regional news in the hole country amounts to 32 % or 2 750 000 persons who have seen
Sveriges Television (SVT).
S-105 10 Stockholm.
Phone: +46 8 784 00 00
Fax:+46 8 784 15 00
Head office visiting address: Oxenstiernsgatan 26-34.
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Director general: Eva Hamilton
Programme Director: Annie Wegelius
Director News, Current affairs & Sports: Jan Axelsson
Director of Programme Production: Johanna Frelin
Director of News and Sports Production: Olov Carlsson
Director of SVTi (New Media): Lena Glaser
Director of Channels and Planning: Thomas Nilsson
Content Strategist and Format Acquisitions: Markus Sterky
Head of Programme Sales: Susanna Balsvik
Head of Programme Acquisition: Stephen Mowbray
Director of Finance: Susanne Ekblom
Director of Human Resources: Helène Axelsson-Sahlin
Director of Strategic Analysis: Jan Petersson
Director of Corp. Communications & Marketing: Helga Baagøe
Head of Legal Affairs: Henrik Grinbaum
Head of Audience & Programming Analysis: Tomas Lindhé
Head of Distribution: Jan-Olof Gurinder
Head of SVT World: Riffa Hänninen
Micael P Lekberg, Factuals, Lifestyle, Culture, Documentaries, Religion
Emma Kronqvist, Entertainment, Children & Youth, Current affairs
Mette Friberg, Factuals, Lifestyle, Current affairs
Christian Wikander, Drama, Entertainment
Mathias Engstrand, Entertainment
Stefan Baron, Drama
Kristina Colliander, Children & Youth
Ingemar Persson, Documentaries
Kristina Lindström, Culture, Music
Joakim Sandberg, temp. Head of Production
SVT Programme Acquisitions
Göran Danasten, Drama, Entertainment
Mikael Österby, Facutals, Lifestyle, Music
Bella Stjerne, Children & Youth
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Oxenstiernsgatan 34, Stockholm
UR - Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company
National Co-ordinator to be advised
UR (Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company) is part of the public service broadcasting group in Sweden along with SVT and Swedish Radio (SR) and Swedish Television (SVT).
UR’s mandate is to produce and broadcast educational and general knowledge programmes, which enhance, fill out, and strengthen the work of others active in education. UR takes particular responsibility for those with disabilities and for those among ethnic and language minorities.
UR runs the Knowledge Channel in collaboration with SVT and also broadcast on SR and SVT channels. UR is financed by household radio and television licence payments.