Radio in Ukraine: current challenges and big prospects

14 September 2018, 15:12

On September 19 KYIV MEDIA WEEK will feature a special panel discussion with the participation of leading experts in radio industry; it will be dedicated to the most burning issues of the field.  

The panel will be moderated by Ukrainian Radio general producer Dmitry Khorkin. The participants will discuss relevant issues of the field as well as development prospects, both short- and long-term.  

In particularone of the issues will be Ukraines switch to digital broadcasting starting from September 1 – andas aconsequencefreed up frequencies in the upper FM range. Who will compete for them – network stations, local broadcasters, or National Public Broadcaster?  

The panel discussion will feature the following speakersSergey Kostinsky, member of Ukrainian National Council forTV and Radio BroadcastingVladyslav Sevryukov, MPmember of parliamentary committee for freedom of speechand information policyEkaterina Myasnikova, head of ‘Radio committee’ and executive director of TV and RadioBroadcasters Independent Association; Bogdan Bolkhovetsk, head of Digital Broadcasters AssociationVladimirGoncharevsky, director for development of broadcasting network at Tavr Mediaand Nikolay Chernotitsky, boardmember at National Public Broadcaster.   

Panel discussion ‘Radio in UkraineChallenges and opportunities’ will take place on the third day of KYIV MEDIA WEEK (September 19) from 10:00 until 10:40.

Just several days are left until the start of KYIV MEDIA WEEK, a media forum taking place on September 17–212018 in Hyatt Regency Kyiv (Kyiv, Ukraine). You can still register here 

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