Bavaria is the No. 1 media center in Germany and one of the leading media locations in Europe. Bavaria has a presence of almost one quarter of Germany’s 100 largest media companies. The media industry in Bavaria has an estimated 200,000 employees and approximately 20,000 companies working in print, publishing, radio and television, film, Internet and multimedia. With a total turnover of over 30 billion euros, it has developed into one of the state’s most dynamic and significant sectors.
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- 36% of the private radio stations and TV channels in Germany have their headquarters in Bavaria.
- Bavarian radio stations employ 10,000 people
- 23% of Germany´s TV and film output (worth over 381 million euro) is produced in Bavaria.