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Scholars of KAS Media Programme SEE visit the Bulgarian National Radio (BNR) in Sofia

by Stanislava Madoleva
Discussion with BNR General Director Milen Mitev and brainstorming on the expectations of young listeners.

BNR General Director Milen Mitev welcomed our scholars and discussed with them the current challenges, that the National Radio faces and the complex media situation in Bulgaria. Krasimir Martinov, Editor-in-Chief of Radio Bulgaria, shared his experiences with multilingual radio work. BNR also produces news in German, English, Turkish and Russian, among others. Followed by a brainstorming session with Diana Kostova, department "Digital Projects", about what young listeners want and expect from today's radio. In addition, the scholars had the opportunity to visit the studios and see the radio technology at BNR up close.

The KAS Media Programme South East Europe awards the “Adenauer Journalism Scholarship” twice a year. It supports talented journalism students at universities in Sofia. Thus, the Media Programme aims to support the new generation of young journalists in the media.