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Eight Shortlisted for Public TV Top Job
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 27 Mar.'08 / 14:14

The board of trustees of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) has shortlisted eight out of 32 competing for the station's general director’s position.

The list includes:

  1. Zviad Koridze, a journalist, who received seven votes from the nine-member board of trustees;
  2. Genadi Uchumbegashvili, an executive director of Internews Georgia – seven votes;
  3. Paata Natsvlishvili – seven votes;
  4. Giorgi Chanturia – six votes;
  5. Ketevan Galdavadze – six votes;
  6. Dodo Shonava, a journalist and former employee of the GPB – six votes;
  7. Zurab Magalashvili – five votes;
  8. Levan Kubaneishvili, head of the TBC TV production studio – five votes.

The board of trustees said it would have televised debates between the shortlisted candidates. The board has to appoint the new director general no later than April 4.

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