DR in brief

A short introduction to DR’s key figures, channels and platforms.

DR is Denmark's oldest and largest electronic media enterprise. The corporation was founded in 1925 as a public service organisation. DR is an independent, licence fee financed public institution providing news, culture, education, music and entertainment via television, radio, online services, mobile platforms and live events.

DR is managed by an executive board made up of 11 members, who are appointed for four years at a time, and by a management board chaired by the director-general.

Key figures 2015
  • 96 % of the population used DR weekly
  • 43,809 hours of television
  • 104,874 hours of radio
  • The share of Danish music on the radio was 45 %
  • 1,563,827 weekly dr.dk users
  • 300,000 visitors to DR Koncerhuset

Today DR is comprised of the following:

TV channels: DR1, DR2, DR3, DR Ultra, DR Ramasjang and DR K

Radio channels: P1, P2, P3, P4 (including 10 regional channels), P5, P6 Beat, P7 Mix, P8 Jazz, DR Nyheder ("DR News")

Internet and mobile platforms: www.dr.dk and several apps

Orchestras and choirs: Danish National Symphony Orchestra, DR Big Band, Danish National Vocal Ensemble, Danish National Concert Choir, Danish National Girls Choir, Danish National Children's Choir and Danish National Sprouts Choir.

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