On this episode, Aigul Adzhieva (Айгуля Аджиева) a TV producer from Kyrgyzstan, joins Matt for a discussion about media challenges today, bride kidnapping, and the role of journalists in her country. Enjoy!
ABOUT OUR GUEST: Aigul Adzhieva is a TV producer from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and 11 years of working experience in Broadcasting. She started working as a reporter of the morning program and moved to a management position, helping her obtain a distinguished knowledge of video production process. She participated in a one-year fellowship at the European College of Liberal Arts in Berlin, where she learned about art analysis and research and discovered the sources of creativity and imagination. In the past two years she has become interested in talk show and documentaries production. As a mid-career professional, she wants to develop Kyrgyz media’s ability to produce high quality content.
NOTE: Episode recorded on November 4th, 2019 at the University of Texas at Austin. Our guest appears courtesy of the Meridian International Center and the Central Asian Journalist-in-Residence program funded by the US Department of State.
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