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Peace Together for a Future Together with KBS
the key Public Service Media of Korea

Korean Broadcasting System

KBS is the key public service media of Korea, whose history goes back to Kyeongseong Broadcasting Corporation established in 1927 that aired the first radio signals in Korea. On the enriched soil of its predecessors, Seoul Central Broadcasting founded in 1947 after the Independence and started TV broadcasting in 1961, KBS has transformed to a public service broadcaster in 1973, to play a pivotal role of fair and trustworthy media.

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Korea's #1 Channel and Public Broadcaster KBS.
Founded in 1927 as Kyeongsong Broadcasting Corporation,
and established as a public broadcaster in 1973.
KBS has always been with the nation through its historical moments.
KBS drama series are at the heart of the Korean Wave.
KBS dramas have been leading the K-drama craze, elevating the status of Korean dramas as a global media format.
Through different genres that diverse age groups from all backgrounds can enjoy
KBS dramas have earned their popularity with the nation's viewers
and have demonstrated the strength of KBS programming.
KBS dramas become a part of history.
With faithful research of historical records and facts, KBS has been carrying on the tradition of historical dramas.
KBS was the first to produce fact-based dramas
opening up a new era for period dramas.
The world has already been focusing on KBS' well-made documentaries.
Based on fresh ideas leading the way to the future and vivid on-site coverage, our documentary production
provides the driving force for KBS to become a public broadcaster representing the world.
Music Bank is home to K-pop.
Music Bank is now spreading Hallyu further, influencing audiences not only in Korea but the world over.
KBS entertainment and variety shows have made the Korean people laugh and cry.
Now the format is being exported abroad for the global audience to enjoy.
With fair and unbiased reporting, KBS news has maintained its top spot in terms of influence and credibility from the nation.
As the primary broadcaster for disaster and emergencies, KBS protects the Korean people and nation's assets through swift and accurate reports.
KBS sports brings the nation together for major sporting events, delivering the joy and excitement of the games .
The archives of the KBS Special Live Broadcast "Finding Dispersed Families," documenting the tragedy of Koreans separated and dispersed by war
was recognized for its value and inscribed on the UNESCO Memory of the World Register.
KBS delivers the values of public broadcasting through moving contents.
With quality programs acknowledged on the international stage,
KBS is proving its contents production capabilities to the world.
KBS is a leader in UHDTV broadcasting and has been strengthening smart platforms.
As a multi-platform contents provider, KBS will go beyond TV to create contents that can rock the world.
In a rapidly changing world,
KBS will continue to communicate with the audience to open up a brighter future together.
KBS always puts the audience first!

BROADCASTING POLICY 2019

Peace Together for a Future Together

Peace Together for a Future Together

BROADCASTING VISION 2019

  1. 01 To produce diverse special programs
    to illuminate the meaning and value of
    the March First Independence Movement
    and the establishment of the provisional
    Korean government.

  2. 02 To explore the paths to
    the permanent peace on
    the Korean peninsula.

  3. 03 To contribute to the social
    integration by providing a venue
    for the public debate and
    communication.

  4. 04 To search for the solution for economic
    leap forward.

  5. 05 To enhance trust and influence of
    KBS with fair and accurate news
    and investigative programs.

  6. 06 To strengthen our competitiveness
    and to lead the spread of Korean
    culture through contents that
    uplifts cultural imagination.

  7. 07 To become a creative Public Service
    Media leading the digital media era.

2019-2021 Plans

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