EBU calls for resolution of Croatian dispute

Public broadcasters’ organisation the EBU has expressed a hope that a boycott of Croatian pubcaster HRT by the Croatian Journalists Union (HND) will find a “swift resolution”. The EBU said that anything that deprives audiences of access to public service broadcasting is damaging to society and the workings of healthy democracies. HRT and the HND […]

Croatia’s HRT launches news channel for international audience

Croatian public broadcaster HRT is to launch new free-to-air news channel HRT-HTV 5 to an international audience on the Eutelsat satellite platform. HRT has signed a multi-year agreement to take capacity at Eutelsat’s Hotbird position at 13° East to deliver the channel to an international viewr base across Europe and the Middle East. HRT-HTV 5 […]

New director-general for Croatia’s HRT

Croatia’s parliament has named Kazimir Bacic as the new director-general of public broadcaster HRT. Bacic was previously head of technology at HRT. He began working for the organisation in 1984 and has served in a variety of roles including assistant director-general for development and technology. He is also a member of the EBU’s technical committee. […]

Croatian pubcaster names new acting general manager

Croatia’s parliament has named Blago Markota as the new acting general manager of public broadcaster HRT. Markota secured a parliamentary vote of 115 deputies, with four voting against and four abstentions. Markota has worked for HRT since 1999, most recently as head of archive and programme content. In the latter role, he worked closely with […]