About Us

The Turkish Radio and Television Corporation, Turkey’s national public broadcaster, first hit airwaves on May 1st, 1964. TRT’s first television transmission followed on January 31st, 1968. Since its early days in radio, it has prided itself on providing quality, balanced programming. Today, TRT has evolved into a network of 14 television channels, 16 radio stations, and a variety of web platforms transmitted in 38 languages throughout the world. 

About TRT World

At TRT’s newest channel, TRT World, audiences can expect balanced, in depth reporting with a focus on global responsibility. Headquartered in Istanbul, with four newsrooms located around the world, we bring you news coverage 24 hours a day, seven days a week. TRT World is on your TV, bringing you live reports and documentaries. Online, you’ll find articles and vodcasts, which means you can take the news with you on the go. TRT World follows you. 

Our team of journalists work tirelessly to bring you, the world citizen, heart of the story, the humanitarian perspective. Through this, audiences gain knowledge about all sides of a debate and widen their understanding of the world. TRT World is where news inspires change. 

TRT World:

Where the unheard become empowered.
Where knowledge becomes accessible.
Where statistics become people.
Where global becomes local.
Where you become news.