Press TV is Iran’s first 24/7 international television news network that broadcasts in English. It started broadcasting in earnest in June 2007.
Press TV has a strong workforce at its headquarters in Tehran, including journalists (comprising personnel at the Newsroom, Website, Tehran Bureau, Programs, and Documentary departments).
PressTV has Five bureaus in the world’s most important cities, namely London, Beirut, Kabul, Damascus and Baghdad, help Press TV to not just report international news faster but to report them more accurately.
Press TV (PRESSTV) is an Iranian state-owned news network that broadcasts in the English and French languages owned by Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), the only organization legally able to transmit radio and TV broadcasts in Iran. The 24-hour channel, which has headquarters in Tehran, was launched on 2 July 2007 and was intended to compete with western English language services.
Press TV was created on 8 July 2007, for the purpose of presenting news, images and arguments, especially on Middle Eastern affairs, to counter the news coverage that appears on BBC World News, CNN International and Al Jazeera English. Press TV is state-funded and is a division of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), the only organisation legally able to transmit radio and television broadcasts inside Iran. Based in Tehran, It broadcasts to North America, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and areas of Africa and Latin America.