Review Category : Supporting Public Broadcaster

What does audience want to watch on public channel?

During the meeting with OTRK representatives the Jalal-Abad citizens told about issues bothering them and they want to watch on public first channel. Programs about health care, labor migration and domestic TV serials are the main requirement of the audience today. Turdukan Amanova: In our city 1-2 family members are working in Russia or other countries. We want to know ...

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Bidding for optimization of OTRK web-site

Representative Office of Internews Network in the Kyrgyz Republic, in the frames of Supporting Public Broadcaster project invites IT companies and web-studios to participate in bidding process on optimization of OTRK web-site and its adaptation to client requirements. “Development of information resources in Kyrgyzstan: supporting public broadcasting and independent online media” Project aims capacity building of Public Broadcasting Corporation of ...

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Supervisory Board of OTRK approves report of Director General for the year 2013

Supervisory Board of Public Broadcasting Corporation (ОТРК SB) approved the report of Kubat Otorbayev, Director General of the Corporation for the year 2013. 9 members of OTRK SB voted for approval of the report and 5 members voted against. After presentation of the report majority of SB noted that in 2013 top managers of the TV channel have done fruitful ...

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Experts of OTRK had training on accounting and finance

During one month the financial department experts of OTRK attended courses on managerial, financial accounting and taxation in the Kyrgyz Republic. The courses were delivered by certified specialists on international financial accounting (DipIFR, CAP) Valentina Sorina, Tatiana Guseva and Tax Consultant Valentina Kurinina. Trainers mentioned high working efficiency and involvement of OTRK experts in receiving knowledge despite time limit given ...

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Increased requirements for the OTRK regional reporters

End of March the regional reporters and cameramen of OTRK attended training on production of expanded report. The training was delivered by Southern Regional Technical Manager of Internews Tairjan Tursunaliev and TV journalist Chynara Tokonova. Director of OTRK Training Center Adelya Laisheva explained that the training was organized aiming qualitative increase of the special reports of OTRK regional reporters. Since ...

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Meeting with public becomes good tradition of OTRK

If earlier the OTRK team would have field visits to meet with audience, this time the representatives of society came to public channel themselves. 15 delegates from Issyk-Kul, Talas and Osh oblasts decided to see themselves how the TV channel works and meet with OTRK staff, who day and night works in order to let population of Kyrgyzstan know the ...

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Supervisory Board of OTRK recommends to the TV channel management to take off the air “Aalam syrlary” TV-show

On March 6, during the special meeting, OTRK Supervisory Board approved decision to take off the air “Aalam syrlary” TV-show on public TV channel. 10 SB members out of 11 presented (4 members were absent) voted for taking off the air this program. On February 20, “Aalam syrlary” TV-show was put on hold by OTRK channel management, after appearance of ...

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Agenda of OTRK SB — “Zamana” studio and “Aalam syrlary” TV show

On February 27, during the regular meeting the OTRK Supervisory Board (OTRK SB) addressed to the message of “Zamana” studio employees, situation around “Aalam syrlary” TV show and candidature of Elmira Toktogulova for the position of Deputy Director on Strategic Development of OTRK. As it has been known, on January 21 SB received a letter with request to consider the ...

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Tender announcement for OTRK’ Management Support Component on strategic planning, report writing and communication

Internews announces a tender for  OTRK’ Management Support Component on strategic planning, report writing and communication. Description Internews project provides assistance to the Kyrgyzstani public service broadcaster OTRK as the station strives to improve its public outreach and strengthen its financial, organizational and technical capacity. Purpose During Year One, the project team concluded that there is a need to support the ...

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Tender announcement for reviewing of laws and regulations governing the Kyrgyz Public Broadcaster

Internews and Soros Foundation announce a tender for reviewing of laws and regulations governing the Kyrgyz Public Broadcaster (OTRK). Internews and Soros Foundation continue to employ a multifaceted approach to support development of OTRK’s organizational capacity, professionalism and public status. Currently, legal provisions referring to the independence of OTRK are underdeveloped. There is a need for development of legal provisions that would ensure ...

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