Euronews looks to CEE

December 13, 2012 10.15 Europe/London By Chris Dziadul

A Hungarian version of Euronews will make its debut next April.

Quoting Michael Peters, the company’s CEO, local media report that it will be the 13th national service and the second after Greece to be based in a local newsroom.

Euronews is currently available in 20% of Hungarian households and is the fourth most watched news channel in the country, with 7% of viewers watching it at least once a week, according to data produced by EMS Europe.

Significantly, Peters also said that a local version of Euronews would next become available in Romania.