Yuri Kostin
General Director
GPM Radio

Biography

Since 2015 - General Director, GPM Radio

2009 to 2015– President of ProfMedia Broadcasting Corporation.

February 2010 – Elected Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Radio (RAR).

2004 to 2009 – Vice-President of Public and International Relations at ProfMedia Broadcasting Corporation.

2002 to 2004 – General Producer at Avtoradio, Editor-In-Chief of Radio Energy.

2000 to 2001 – Editor-In-Chief of 101.ru portal.

1992 to 2000 – General Director and Co-Founder of Radio 101 (101.2 FM), one of the first independent radio stations in Russia.

1990 – Head of broadcasting for Great Britain and North Ireland in Astra-International Moscow Radio. During this time, Yury Kostin also worked at Gosteleradio USSR in the main editorial office for broadcasting aimed at the United States and England.

Yury Kostin was born on August 1, 1965. In 1987, he graduated from the faculty of international journalism of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, which was affiliated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs USSR.

Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Radio (RAR) and President of the Russian Academy of Music.

His work has been recognized with the “Media Manager of Russia” award in 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2016.

Has gratitude of the President of the Russian Federation.

Awarded the Order of Friendship. The decree on awarding was signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin January 29, 2016.