Al Watanya I

Wataniya 1 is the first channel of the Tunisian state television. It celebrated 50 years in 2016. First a propaganda organ of the dictatorship regime under Bourguiba and Ben Ali, the works on its democratic transition since the revolution.

Key facts

Audience Share

MD

Ownership Type

public

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

free content

Passive Transparency

upon request, ownership data is easily available from the company/channel

3 ♥

Media Companies / Groups

Établissement de la télévision tunisienne

Ownership

Company

Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

1966

Founder

Tunisian state

Affiliated Interests Founder

Launched by Mohamed Mzali, 10 years after independence and inaugurated by Habib Bourguiba

Ceo

Rached Younes

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Appointed after the controversial dismissal of Mustapha Ben Letaief in November 2015 by the government. His appointment was rejected by the HAICA and SNJT.

Editor-In-Chief

Abdelmajid Mraïhi (Director)

Other Important People

Presidency of the Government

Affiliated Interests other important people

The CEO of the Tunisian television shall be appointed by the Presidency of the Government upon favourble opinion of the HAICA

Contact

Boulevard de la Ligue arabeNotre Dame

Tel: +216 71 800 844

web@tunisiatv.tn

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

22.44 Mio. $ / 49.017 Mio. TND (budget 2015)

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

-10 Mio. $ / -22 Mio. TND (2015)

Advertising (in % of total funding)

(22%)

Market Share

MD

Further Information

Sources Media Profile

Interview with the Communication Officer of the Presidency of the Government

  • Project by
    Alkhatt
  •  
    Reporters without borders
  • Funded by
    BMZ