Founded on December 3, 1941, China Radio International (CRI) is a state-run radio station broadcasting to a global audience. We aim to introduce China to the world, as well as introduce the world to China. We cover both domestic and global affairs, and are committed to promoting understanding and friendship between China and the world.
Using 61 languages, CRI has the most language services among all global media organizations. Our multimedia platform includes radio, Internet, mobile web, television and print.
As of 2011, we had 70 overseas urban radio service branches, three domestic FM radio services and 18 Internet radio services. We have established 32 overseas correspondent bureaus, and by cooperating with international news agencies and media groups, including the Associated Press and Reuters, we present timely, accurate and comprehensive coverage of global events.
Committed to enhancing mutual understanding between China and the rest of the world, we have opened 12 Confucius Classrooms worldwide, benefiting Chinese-language learners and promoting Chinese culture.
So far, CRI has 4,112 listeners’ clubs located around the globe. In 2011, we received more than 3 million pieces of feedback from our listeners in 161 countries and regions.
CRI’s current director-general is Mr. Wang Gengnian.
Transport and transmissions:
- Broadcasting with BCE’s transmitters.