Review Category : Supporting Public Broadcaster

Training on “Managing Media Company” will lead to improvement of OTRK management

      Heads of departments of the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Kyrgyzstan – producers, program managers, senior specialists have been trained under the program “Management in the media company” on April on the basis of the guest house “Ashu”. The main objective of the training were: to identify the probable disadvantages, work on them, the improvement of professional skills ...

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Townhall meeting in Talas region: criticism and wishes of audience

          Representatives of the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Kyrgyzstan (KTRK) held a series of public meetings in the Talas region of the country. The main purpose of the trip – to build effective feedback between KTRK with viewers and listeners, to learn their aspirations and needs. Among the delegates were representatives of the OTRK Supervisory Board, ...

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The premiere of a new political talk show on the OTRK

On April 10, OTRK channel launches new political talk show called “At the end of the week with Almaz Kasymaliev”. The program will be broadcasted online every Friday at 20.05. First broadcast, which was released on April 10, was devoted to the discussion of the immunity of deputies of the Kyrgyz Parliament. The program shows discussion of actual and important ...

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The “Supporting Public Television in Kyrgyzstan” project is prolonged

        Recently it was decided to extend the “Supporting Public Television in Kyrgyzstan” project for another year, until February 28, 2016. It is due to the remaining need to continue to support public service broadcasters of Kyrgyzstan. It is about further support of KTRK – Public TV Radio Broadcasting Corporation of Kyrgyzstan, as well as the regional ...

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The first channel on sports “KTRK – Sport”

Presentation of the concept of the first national sports channel “Sport KTRK” was taken place. The channel will broadcast around the clock sporting events of national and global scale, as well as broadcast history of the sport. The emphasis of the sport channel will be distribution and promotion of national sport types. Total domestic transmission will occupy 50 percent of ...

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OTRK: Tender for the supply of automation system of news release

The project “Development of Information Resources in Kyrgyzstan: support for public broadcasting” is aimed at strengthening the capacities and capabilities of the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Kyrgyzstan (OTRK) and holding a tender for the supply of automation system of news release. Deadline for applications is February, 06, 2015. Terms of Reference: Functional system on following modules: 1) Work with texts ...

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Action Plan for the new strategy of OTRK’s development will be presented in 2015

The first meeting of the Supervisory Board of the OTRK with Sultan Zhumagulov, the new head of the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Kyrgyzstan, was held on December 25, 2014. At the meeting a wide range of issues was discussed, including: effective management, the transition to digital broadcasting, content improvement and diversification sources of financing, human resource development and technical modernization ...

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The new design of OTRK’s web-site: changes for the better?

Upgraded site of OTRK was launched in December this year. The new version of the web resource, according to developers, is aimed at optimizing the site and improvement of increasing traffic and access to content.  To achieve these objectives the site has a close connection with the most popular social networks and web sites like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and others. ...

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Transforming state media: is this real?

To what extent can former government mouthpieces be transformed into independent media organizations? Jan Lublinski “In the Service of the Public – Functions and Transformation of Media in Developing Countries” co-author says it is possible. It examines the transformation of state propaganda instruments into public service media. The ones in Serbia, for example, where the former state mouthpiece for Milosevic’s ...

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