Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Major restructure unfolds at KBS

KBS has undertaken a major organizational restructure as of June 11, 2010. The latest change aims to redefine roles and responsibilities of KBS as public service broadcaster which places greater emphasis on audience and broadcasting content.

Main points of the recent restructure are as follows;

- Newly-introduced organizational structure of KBS consists of 5 Divisions and 3 Centers.
- 5 Divisions: Audience Relations, News & Sports, Content, New Media & Technology, Policy Planning
- 3 Centers: Programming, Radio, Production Resources

New structure has been designed to reshape KBS as an audience and content-centered organization. Several new departments dealing with Audiences Rights Protection and Public Welfare Services have been created to achieve such a goal. Television Division has been reorganized into Content Division which will oversee not only planning and production of content but also content distribution. Documentary Department has been set up under Content Division to meet the goal of enhancing KBS as a content-oriented broadcaster. Also, New Media & Technology Division has been created in order to actively respond to the future media environment. Production Resources Center includes various support services of KBS such as TV & News Operations and Visual & Radio Technical Operations. Newly appointed executives and the updated organizational structure of KBS can be found at
http://english.kbs.co.kr/About/overview/body/index.html and


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