Cilla Benkö Sveriges Radio

Cilla Benkö: The fight for democracy and free speech is a life and death struggle

Swedish Radio's Cilla Benkö, reflects on the threats to journalists and democracy, home and aboard, and the need for them to be protected.

SVT SR

Cilla Benkö: This is how public service media is strengthened

With a new government in place, Swedish Radio's DG, Cilla Benkö, points to the important parts for the upcoming public service investigation.

Swedish elections

Swedish Radio covers 310 local elections across the country

With Swedish elections taking place on 11 September, how will public broadcaster Swedish Radio cover them at a local level?

Cilla Benkö and Jason Rezaian during discussion

#WPFD2022: Threats to independent journalism in democracies around the world

Swedish Radio's Director-General Cilla Benkö gives keynote address at press freedom conference in Washington.

Björn Löfdahl

Swedish Radio announces free-to-use daily news podcast in Russian

Starting this week, Swedish Radio will publish a daily news podcast in Russian about the war in Ukraine, available to all European media. 

Cilla Benkö Swedish Radio

Swedish Radio in 2022

2022 will be an intense year. Swedish Radio's CEO Cilla Benkö points out several major efforts that await and the public broadcaster's contribution to the Swedish media landscape.

Radiodays Europe 2021: Public media’s latest innovations

How are public media redefining their audio content to stay relevant and reach audiences across multiple platforms?

Press and media reporter in broadcasting event

PMA welcomes two new Board members

We warmly welcome Cilla Benkö and Odette Campbell as the newest members of the Public Media Alliance Board.

Swedish Radio

Swedish Radio joins the Public Media Alliance

We are proud to announce that Swedish Radio have become members of the Public Media Alliance (PMA), the largest global association of public broadcasters, with its CEO Cilla Benkö joining the PMA Board.

Cilla & Björn, Swedish Radio

Insight | Impartial media is necessary to avoid parallel realities

Swedish Radio CEO, Cilla Benkö, and Programme Director, Björn Löfdahl, write about the importance of impartial media in light of the polarised debate we have seen in the US in recent times, and in connection with the recent US election.