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Flemish Radio- and Television Network (VRT)
Adresse : Auguste Reyerslaan 52 1043 BRUSSEL
Pays concerné : Belgique
Téléphone(s) : 02-741.31.11

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Activities

Public Broadcasting Company of the Flemish Community
The Flemish Radio- and Television Network (VRT) is the public broadcasting network of the Flemish Community.


The VRT’s objective is to’reach a maximum number of viewers and listeners with a range of programmes which excite and satisfy the interest of viewers and listeners.’

This objective and the conditions associated with it, are laid down in the coordinated media decrees as well as in the management contract with the Flemish government. The management contract regulates the rights and obligations of the Flemish Community and the VRT, and specifies the annual financial envelop granted by the Flemish government. The first management contract (1997-2001) was closed successfully. The second management contract extends until the end of 2006.


Organisation

Who is who and general organigram


The VRT is a large organisation with about 2800 employees. The VRT has seven boards: Strategy, Media, Production,Department Operational Activities, Finances & Logistics, Technology & Innovation and HR

Managing Director and Executive Committee

Dirk Wauters is since 1 june, the Managing Director of the public broadcaster. He is assisted by the Executive Committee.

Managing Director and Executive Committee
Board of Governors and Representative of the Flemish Community

The Board of Governors of the VRT consists of twelve members. They are appointed by the Flemish government for a period of five years. The powers of the Board of Governors are defined in the coordinated media decrees.
Board of Governors and Representative of the Flemish Community
General Meeting and Commissioners

Chairs of the VRT press-room
The General Meeting comprises the shareholders of the plc VRT, in other words the Flemish Government as a representative of the Flemish Community.
The General Meeting executes the competencies as laid down in the coordinated laws on trading companies.
General Meeting and Commissioners

Daughter Companies
VRT has one daughter: Var (Flemish Audiovisual Regie).