​Gazprom-Media’s top managers listed among Russia’s best media managers
07 July 2017

Five top mangers of Gazprom-Media won the national award in the field of media business “Media manager of Russia 2017.”

The general manager of Gazprom-Media Entertainment TV Arthur Dzhanibekyan was awarded the prize in the category “Media holdings” for the development and effective management of the sub-holding as well as for his outstanding achievements in creating entertainment content.

In the category “Federal terrestrial TV channels” the prize went to the general manager of Friday! Nikolay Kartozia for the successful development of the channel and the steady growth of audience numbers and financial indicators. This year, the channel celebrated its fourth anniversary. In these four years the channel launched its own studio, which produces the popular shows Instagramshitsy (Instagrammers), Shkola Revizorro (Revizorro’s School), Utro Pyatnitzy (Friday Morning) and others. In 2016, the TV channel Friday! was watched by 42.5 million people per month, which is 11% more than in 2015.

The general producer of NTV Timur Weinstein received a special prize for the creation of a large-scale socially significant TV project Ty Super! (You are Super!) for talented children who were left without parental care.

Irina Ipatova, the general producer of Gazprom-Media Radio and editor-in-chief of the radio station Avtoradio, won in the category “Federal radio stations.” Under her guidance, Avtoradio has maintained a leading position for seven years in the rating of Moscow’s radio stations in terms of audience size.

The director of marketing of the television channel TV-3 Lily Sheroziya received an award in the nomination “Advertising and marketing communications,” in the category “Head of the corporate marketing department.”