Channel 31

CTC Media appoints new CEO as Podolsky exits

Boris Podolsky, the CEO of Russian broadcaster CTC Media is exiting the company, with the boss of the territory’s top communications firm lined up to replace him. Yuliana Slashcheva, the president of Russia-based communications consultancy Mikhailov and Partners, will succeed Podolsky, effective August 1. CTC operates three free-to-air channels, Domashny, CTC and Peretz, plus Channel […]

CTC talks up channels despite audience dips

Russian broadcaster CTC Media has seen its operating income fall 8% year-on-year as ratings at its four channels dropped, but claims it is well positioned for the fall season. Operating income for the three months to March 31, 2012, was US$50.6 million, compared with US$55.1 million for the same period a year ago. Revenues held […]