|Founded||21 March 2018|
|Headquarters||China Media Group Headquarters, |
|Owner||Chinese Communist Party|
Government of the People's Republic of China
|Parent||Publicity Department of the Chinese Communist Party|
State Council of the People's Republic of China
|China Media Group|
|Literal meaning||Central Radio and Television General Station|
|Alternative Chinese name|
|Literal meaning||Voice of China|
China Media Group (Chinese: 中央广播电视总台; lit. Central Radio and Television General Station) also known as Voice of China, is the predominant state media company by means of radio and television broadcasting in the People's Republic of China. It was founded on 21 March 2018, as a fusion of all state-holding media enterprises including China Central Television[note 1], China National Radio, and China Radio International. China Media Group is under the direct control of the Central Propaganda Department of the Chinese Communist Party.
Further information: Propaganda in China and Chinese information operations and information warfare
On 21 March 2018, the Government of the People's Republic of China announced that China Central Television, China National Radio, and China Radio International was officially renamed to become China Media Group, after the first session of the 13th National People's Congress. That same day, Shen Haixiong, was officially named President of China Media Group.
During the 2018 party and government reform in China, CMG was created to serve as a unified holding company of the People's Republic's national and international radio and television broadcasting services.
In 2020, several of CMG's assets, particularly China Global Television Network and China Radio International, were designated as foreign missions by the United States Department of State.
|No.||Name||Took office||Left office||Notes|
|1||Shen Haixiong||21 March 2018||Incumbent|||