Regional Public Broadcaster “Yntymak” receives technical assistance

OSCE Center conveyed to the Public Regional Broadcaster (ORTRK) “Yntymak” 1 computer, 2 netbooks, 2 TV-sets and hardware package as a technical assistance. The event was held on April 1, in Osh. “Main objective of this event is support of pluralistic mass media, promoting idea of tolerance and peaceful construction as an effective instruments of conflict resolution”, — said Artiom ...

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Yntymak is the third most-popular radio in Osh city

With cofunding from Search for Common Ground, Internews contracted the local research company Di Group to study the size, demographics, and preferences of Yntymak’s TV and radio audiences in Osh and Jalalabad cities and oblasts in June-July 2013. They also conducted focus groups to evaluate audience perceptions of Yntymak’s content quality and social impact. Yntymak Radio: Yntymak Radio has been ...

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Radio Yntymak promotes inter-ethnic peace

The multi-lingual radio station is bridging a gap between Kyrgyzstan’s Uzbek minority and the rest of the country. Listeners and viewers in southern Kyrgyzstan are learning tolerance from a fledgling public TV and radio station. Analysts credit Yntymak for helping stabilise the south and for contributing to stronger inter-ethnic peace after the violent inter-ethnic clashes of 2010. “I like Radio ...

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Kyrgyzstani Multilingual Broadcaster Celebrates One Year of Promoting Harmony

Yntymak, a multilingual TV and radio station in southern Kyrgyzstan, celebrated its one-year anniversary with a public ceremony and concert on September 5. Yntymak (which means “harmony” or “accord” in both Kyrgyz and Uzbek) was cofounded by Internews and the government of Kyrgyzstan to promote inter-ethnic reconciliation between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks following a spate of ethnic violence in the South ...

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Expert consultation on communication strategy of public broadcaster

An Estonian Expert Indrek Treufeldt conducted consultations on communication strategy for the management and staff of the PTRC (Public TV and Radio Corporation). Expert discussed functions and objectives of internal and external communications, principles of building communication with employees, the main channels of communication and the communication strategy of the public broadcaster during the workshops. Treufeldt met with representatives of ...

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Project: Multi-language media “Yntymak”

In collaboration with the Kyrgyz Government, Internews has set-up a multi-language media production studio called “Yntymak” (roughly, “harmony”) in Osh (the epicenter of the 2010 interethnic conflict between the local Kyrgyz and Uzbek ethnic communities). The station trains and employs local journalists of all ethnicities to work side-by-side producing objective radio and TV content in Kyrgyz, Uzbek, and Russian. Because ...

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