Croatian Radio and Television (HRT) is a legal entity having the status of a public institution.
The activity, function, and content of public services, financing, management, supervision, and operation shall be regulated by the Croatian Broadcasting Act, and the regulations adopted thereunder.
The founder of Croatian Radio and Television is the Republic of Croatia, and the founding rights are exercised by the Government of the Republic of Croatia.
The Croatian Broadcasting Company performs the activity of providing public broadcasting services, and the Republic of Croatia provides it with independent and independent financing in accordance with the Law on Croatian Broadcasting and the rules on state aid for public broadcasting services.
In the performance of its activities, Croatian Radio and Television is independent of any political influence or commercial interest. The provisions of the Electronic Media Act also apply to Croatian Radio and Television.
The bodies of the Croatian Radio and Television are HRT Director-General, HRT Directorate, HRT Supervisory Board, and HRT Program Council.
Croatian Radio and Television have three national radio stations (First Program of Croatian Radio (HRT - HR 1), Second Program of Croatian Radio (HRT - HR 2) and Third Program of Croatian Radio (HRT - HR 3)), eight regional radio stations (HRT - Radio Dubrovnik, HRT - Radio Knin, HRT - Radio Osijek, HRT - Radio Pula, HRT - Radio Rijeka, HRT - Radio Sljeme, HRT - Radio Split, HRT - Radio Zadar) and eight regional centers, four terrestrial television programs (First program of Croatian Television (HRT - HTV 1), the Second Program of Croatian Television (HRT - HTV 2), the Third Program of Croatian Television (HRT - HTV 3) and the Fourth Program of Croatian Television (HRT - HTV 4). Since 1997, the national radio and television programs of Croatian Radio and Television have also been broadcast in digital technology via satellite throughout Europe.
Two international programs, the HRT program - Voice of Croatia, and the program for expatriates on the Fourth Program of Croatian Television (HRT - HTV 4), are available via satellite throughout Europe and through the multimedia service HRTi worldwide.
In his part of Croatian Radio and Television other than television, radio and Internet portal has and the Symphony Orchestra of HRT, the Jazz Orchestra of HRT Tamburitza orchestra HRT and HRT Choir. The HRT Symphony Orchestra has become a deserving promoter of Croatian culture in the world.
The HRT Jazz Orchestra has been operating continuously for over 60 years, a rarity on a global scale in the history of large orchestras. The HRT Tamburitza Orchestra plays a very important role in promoting Croatia's musical and cultural recognition in the world. The HRT Choir pays particular attention to nurturing Croatia's musical heritage.
On May 25, 2012, the television program archive, the radio program archive, and a collection of music production notes were given the status of cultural property, which, from another aspect, shows the size and value of Croatian Radio and Television.
Croatian Broadcasting Company is a full member of the European Union Broadcasting Union (EBU) - indirectly since the founding of the Union in 1950, and directly after the independence of the Republic of Croatia since January 1, 1993. EBU (European Broadcasting Union, Union Europeenne de Radio-Television) association of public national media organizations in the world. It has 74 active members in 56 countries in Europe and 35 associate members worldwide.