Internal restructuring
Location of affected unit(s)
Berlin, Munich
Information / Communication
Publishing Of Information; Production And Programming Of Audiovisual
Programming And Broadcasting Activities
60 - Programming and broadcasting activities

225 jobs
Number of planned job losses
Job loss
Announcement Date
13 November 2008
Employment effect (start)
13 November 2008
Foreseen end date
1 June 2009


On 13 November 2008, the second largest TV group in Europe Pro Sieben Sat.1 Media announced to cut 225 jobs. The job cuts are part of a restructuring programme affecting all employees at the group's four free TV channels Pro Sieben, Sat.1, Kabel eins and N 24 as well as at the company’s sales and administration units. Apart from the job cuts, 350 Sat. 1 employees are to move from their current workplaces in Berlin to Munich. The media group plans on placing all operations of its TV channels Pro Sieben, Sat. 1 and Kabel in a single building by June 2009. The restructuring programme is to generate annual cost savings of EUR 100 million. The company employs around 3000 staff in Germany.


  • 13 November 2008: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung


Eurofound (2008), Pro Sieben Sat.1, Internal restructuring in Germany, factsheet number 67387, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/67387.