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 – Thor Gjermund Eriksen.
Law Department – Olav Nyhus, Director.
Finance and Technology Department – Jon Espen Lohne, Director.
Strategy Department – Annika Biørnstad, Director
Broadcasting Department – Øyvind Lund, Director.
Sápmi Department – Mona Solbakk, Director.
Programme Department Marienlyst (Oslo) - Vibeke Fürst Haugen, Director.
News Department – Alexandra Bæverfjord, Director.
Regional Programme Production Department – Grethe Gynnild-Johnsen, Director.