As a public service broadcaster NRK should present a wide range of content. Hege Moe Eriksen is one out of 3,500 employees - placed as a Europe Correspondent based in the EU-center Brussels.Foto: Ekroll, Anne Liv/Anne Liv Ekroll, NRK
NRK consists of three main TV channels, three main radio channels, several niche channels on the radio, the Internet, podcast and mobile phone.
Publisert 28.09.2007 14:10. Oppdatert 29.02.2012 15:51.
NRK has organised its programmes on NRK1, NRK2 and NRK3/Super to provide the public with three real options when they turn on their TVs.
NRK1 is the most popular TV channel in Norway. Its market share is about 30 %. The content offered by NRK1 is varied, and appeals to broad segments of the population.
NRK2 offers news, debate programmes, documentaries, analyses and cultural programmes.
NRK3 offers movies, humour, lifestyle and music for a younger audience. NRK3 was launched on 3 September 2007. NRK3 also hosts the children’s channel NRK Super. NRK Super was launched on 1 December 2007.
NRK shall present content that is generally valuable for all target groups in the society. Drama with big succes -'Lilyhammer' with Frank (Steven Van Zandt) and Sigrid (Marian Saastad Ottesen) as main actors.
NRK P1 is Norway’s largest radio station, with more than one million listeners each day. Regional reports, news, current affairs, public service material and music continue to be the main ingredients in the recipe that makes P1 Norway’s first choice among radio listeners.
NRK P2 is a cultural radio station. Cultural material makes up most of the programmes offered, which consist of news, debate programmes, analyses and social commentary.
NRK P3 is mainly aimed at young people in the 15–30 age bracket. NRK P3 is a broad-spectrum radio station for young listeners between 0600 and 1800 hrs., and more of a cultural pop and rock station during the evenings and at night. P3’s main emphasis is on music, comedy/entertainment and news for a younger audience.
Beside the tree main radio channels NRK offer a wide range of special targeted radiochannels.
NRK Sápmi Radio
All Sápmi radio programmes transmitted by NRK P1 and P2 are broadcast as repeats on the DAB and online radio station NRK Sápmi Radio. The station also produces its own programmes.
NRK Gull (Gold) is based on NRK’s abundant archives, dating back to the company’s first radio broadcasts over 70 years ago and continuing up to the present.
Super Radio is available all day on DAB and the Internet, and addresses children. Its content consists of a mixture of new and old material presented by its own programme presenters.
NRK Klassisk (Classical) plays classical music 24 hours a day. It was the first digital station of its kind in the world.
NRK Alltid Nyheter (News) obtains news and reports from the rest of NRK and presents them on one station.
NRK Folkemusikk (Folk Music) is helping make NRK’s unique folk music archives accessible to a greater number of people.
NRK mP3 is a pure music station that plays energetic music 24 hours a day. It was launched on 31 July 2000, and is produced at Tyholt in Trondheim.
NRK P3 Urørt (P3 Untouched)
Urørt is P3’s demo competition for non-established bands based on the Internet, radio and NRK 2. P3 Urørt is an online radio station that serves up the best tracks from the Urørt database 24 hours a day. This channel was launched in February 2005.
NRK1 Tegnspråk (NRK sign language)
NRK1 Tegnspråk is a digital TV channel that interprets NRK1’s broadcasts. This is a special service for hearing-impaired viewers.
The website of NRK is one of the most visited in Norway.
Nrk.no shall always present the most important events in the world, Norway and on NRK right now.
NRK provides online such as nrksuper.no (for children), P3.no (for young people), yr.no (weather forcast service) and UT.no (outdoor activity service), as well as NRKskole (school service).
The adaptation of such useful services represent a natural development of traditional public service content and are recent innovations that provide the public with content in a more user-friendly manner through the use of new technology.
NRK’s nett-tv (online TV) service is popular with the public. The number of weekly nett-tv users increased by almost 80% during the final quarter of 2010, compared to the same quarter of the previous year.
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