Korean Broadcasting System

13 Yeouigongwon-ro (Yeouido-dong), Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Postal code [07235]

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. KBS has transformed to a public service broadcaster in 1973, to play a pivotal role of fair and trustworthy media as the terrestrial public network.
Now, KBS has 4 terrestrial TV channels (HD 1·2TV·UHD 1·2TV), 2 satellite TV channel (KBS World, KBS World24), 7 radio channels, 4 DMB channels and new media services including my K.

KBS is headquartered in Yeouido, Seoul, and maintains 9 other stations in
major cities around Korea. There are 14 branch locations worldwide, including in the U.S., Europe, China, and Japan, where writers and PDs can work as correspondents. The number of personnel in KBS is total 4,527 and the annual budget is approximately USD 1.3 billion as of Dec. 31, 2018.

KBS fosters culture and the arts by maintaining the KBS Hall, which seats 1,600, and by running the KBS Symphony Orchestra and the KBS Traditional Music Orchestra. KBS continues to work towards researching and creating business opportunities to provide next-generation broadcasting services free of charge.