Viacheslav Murugov - the media manager of the year

08.07.2013
Moscow, Russia — July 8, 2013 — CTC Media Chief Content Officer and the Head of CTC Viacheslav Murugov won in the «Digital Media. Television» nomination at the 13th National Awards «Media-Manager 2013».

Moscow, Russia — July 8, 2013 — CTC Media Chief Content Officer and the Head of CTC Viacheslav Murugov won in the «Digital Media. Television» nomination at the 13th National Awards «Media-Manager 2013».

Viacheslav Murugov was recognized by the jury for «bringing CTC channel to a new quality level». In 2012, there was an introduction of a new logo and on-air design, significant extension of the broadcasting network, improvement of the on-air «picture» quality, and optimization of programming and content purchase concepts. 
 
 “Last year, despite pronounced audience fragmentation trend, Viacheslav and the CTC channel team managed to bring the channel to a genuinely new level, says Boris Podolsky, CTC Media CEO. CTC has reiterated its status as the flagship Russian entertaining TV channel. Today CTC is changing the image of traditional television. It erases media boundaries by integrating all existing means of communication with the audience under the unique CTC brand. I congratulate Viacheslav with this award, achieved as ever in a tough and fair competition”.
 
 “I would like to thank the jury members, the National Broadcasting Association, my colleagues and all those who supported me. But foremost I would like to express gratitude to the CTC channel team for their excellent work, distinguished professionalism and loyalty. It is due to these people that CTC channel remains a leader of the Russian entertainment television for many years. The distinguished brand is cherished by millions of viewers across the country and internationally, delivering positive emotions and setting new standards for media entertainment”, says Viacheslav Murugov, CTC Media Chief Content Officer and the CTC channel CEO

Established in 2000, the National «Media-Manager» Award is one of the most significant and reputable professional awards in the Russian media business. Its main goal is to promote media segment and its role in the economic and social development of the country. It is the main industry tribute to media, advertising and PR executives.
 
 
About CTC Media, Inc.

CTC Media is a leading independent media company in Russia, with operations throughout Russia and in a number of other CIS markets. It operates three free-to-air television networks in Russia — CTC, Domashny and Peretz — as well as Channel 31 in Kazakhstan and a TV company in Moldova, with a combined potential audience of over 150 million people. The international pay-TV version of the CTC channel is available in North America, Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, Central and South East Asia. CTC Media also has its own TV content production capabilities through its Story First Production subsidiary and a number of digital media assets in Russia. The Company’s common stock is traded on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “CTCM”. For more information on CTC Media, please visit www.ctcmedia.ru.

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