Tinatin Berdzenishvili has been appointed as the new Director General of the Georgian Public Broadcaster.
The nine members of the GPB Board of Trustees elected Tinatin as the new Director General for a six-year term.
Tinatin has more than 20 years of experience in the field of media and marketing communications. She has extensive experience in media management, strategic planning, digital media, and introducing new technologies.
Tinatin has worked in many different positions at the GPB; since 2018 she has been the First Deputy Director General, while on August 18, 2020, after the resignation of the former Director General Vasil Maglapheridze, she was appointed Acting Director General. She is also a Ph.D. Candidate in Media Studies at Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgian State University.
Eight candidates competed for the post of Director General with four participating in second-round interviews. The Board of Trustees ensured transparent voting with the elections streamed live to the public on the GPB.