Paul's Pin Collection

Media - What? Where? Who?

Logo Country Information Sample Pin
United States American Broadcasting Company
France Agence France-Presse, French News Agency ala AP, UPI, Reuters

Agence France-Presse is the oldest news agency in the world. It is also the largest French agency and the third largest news agency in the world.

Germany German Radio Television

Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland ("Cooperative association of public-law broadcasting institutions of the Federal Republic of Germany"), or simply ARD, is a joint organization of Germany's regional public broadcasting agencies.

Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen loosely translated to "Second German Television Service", is a public service German language television network based in Mainz. It is run as an independent non-profit agency under the authority of a joint contract by the Länder.

England The British Broadcasting Corporation was formed in 1927 by means of a royal charter from the Crown.
Columbia Primera Cadena Radial Columbiana Radio
Caracol Televisión is the most viewed national television network in Colombia.
CCC Worldwide Consortium Coordinating Council, composed of:
  • ABU - Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union
  • ASBU - Arab States Broadcasting Union
  • EBU/UER - European Broadcasting Union
  • OIRT - East European International Radio and Television Organization
  • OTI - Organization de le Television Iberoamericana
  • URTNA - Union Of Radio and Television Broadcasters of Africa
ABC, ESPN and TSN (Canada) were not members of the CCC.
CFMT International Canada CFMT is a Canadian television station which broadcasts multicultural programming in Toronto, Ontario. It uses the on-air brand OMNI.1
United States newspaper
Copa 94 ? ?
Denmark Danmarks Radio: DR (Danish Broadcasting Corporation) is Denmark’s oldest and largest electronic media enterprise. It was founded in 1925 as a public service organization.
Europe European Broadcasting Union
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), known in French as L'Union Européenne de Radio-Télévision (UER), and unrelated to the European Union, was formed February 12, 1950 by 23 broadcasting organizations from Europe and the Mediterranean. In 1993, the International Radio and Television Organisation (OIRT), an equivalent organisation of broadcasters from Central and Eastern Europe, was merged with the EBU. As of 2004, the EBU has active full members from 52 countries, and associate members from a further 29. Members are radio and television companies, most of which are government-owned public service broadcasters or privately owned stations with public missions.
ESI Europe EBU Sports International

This pin is for the International Broadcast Center which was located in Dallas, Texas.

Brazil Rede Globo, commonly referred to as simply Globo, is a Brazilian television network, launched by media mogul Roberto Marinho on April 26, 1965. It is owned by media conglomerate Organizações Globo, being by far the largest of its holdings. Globo is currently the largest commercial television network of Latin America and the third largest in the world, behind only CBS and NBC.

More info at Wikipedia
United States Intelsat is the world's largest commercial satellite communications services provider. Intelsat maintains it headquarters in Bermuda, with a majority of staff and satellite functions located at the Intelsat Global Services Corporation offices in Washington, DC.
England Independent Television is the name given to the original network of British commercial television broadcasters, set up to provide competition to the BBC.
United States Los Angeles based spanish language newspaper
United States newspaper
Mexico MVS Comunicaciones, parent of MVS Television and MVS Radio, is a diverse communications company with operations that span many media, and encompass both the production and distribution of news and entertainment content.
Belgium Newspaper
Japan NHK (Nippon Ho-so- Kyo-kai), or Japan Broadcasting Corporation, is Japan's public broadcaster.
Norway Norsk Rikskringkasting (the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation) is the Norwegian state-owned radio and television public broadcasting company.
Austria Österreichischer Rundfunk is the National Austrian Broadcasting Corporation.

Columbia Organizacion de Television Iberoamericana - Organisation of TV networks in South America, Spain and Portugal.
Palco Deportivo

Mexico Radio

Italy Radiotelevisione Italiana is the primary Italian radio and television broadcasting system.

Germany Popular TV sports network

England Reuters (pronounced "roy-ters", not "rew-ters"), is a company supplying global financial markets and news media with a range of information products and transactional solutions, including real-time and historical market data, research and analytics, financial trading platforms, investment data and analytics plus news in text, video, graphics and photographs.
RTE Sport

Ireland Radio Telefís Éireann

(RTÉ; English: Radio and Television of Ireland) is the national publicly-funded broadcaster of Ireland.


Brazil Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão (Brazilian Television System)

"system" being the word that the Portuguese language uses to describe a network of broadcasters.

SF Chronicle

United States newspaper
Sports Ilustrated

United States Magazine
Swiss Radio Television

Switzerland Swiss Radio Television

SRG SSR idée suisse is the business name of the "Swiss Broadcasting Corporation" --

  • in German: "Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft" (SRG),
  • in Romansh: "Societad svizra da radio e televisiun",
  • in Italian: "Società svizzera di radiotelevisione" (SSR),
  • in French: "Société suisse de radiodiffusion et télévision" (SSR).
  • in English it is known as the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC).

    SBC is the public broadcaster of Switzerland, and runs seven television stations and eighteen radio stations in Switzerland's four official languages(German, French, Italian, & Romansh), plus the international broadcaster Swiss Radio International.

  • Televisa

    Mexico Televisión Vía Satélite

    Televisa is Mexico's largest media company and the number one producer and provider of Spanish television programming in the world.


    France TF1 is a private French TV network, controlled by the Bouygues group
    Transworld Sport

    England Transworld Sport is (was?) an hour-long program dedicated to sport. Transworld Sport is associated with Transworld International which is owned by IMG.

    Canada The Sports Network is English speaking Canada's leading 24-hour national television broadcaster of sports.
    TV Azteca

    Mexico TV Azteca is the second largest Mexican television network after Televisa. It was established in 1983 as the state-owned Instituto Mexicano de la Televisión ("Imevisión"), a holding of the national TV networks channel 13 and 7 and was privatized under its current name in 1993 and now is part of Grupo Salinas.
    TV Chile

    Chile TV Chile

    Hong Kong Television Broadcasts Limited, commonly known as TVB, is the first wireless commercial television station in Hong Kong.

    Spain Televisión Española is the national state-owned public-service television broadcaster in Spain. TVE's activities are financed by a combination of advertising revenue and subsidies from the national government.

    Venezuela Venevisión is Venezuela's largest TV broadcaster, owned and presided over by Gustavo Cisneros.



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