Chief editor of “Rain” Roman badanin will go to study in USA

Roman Badanin

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Chief editor of “Rain” Roman badanin enrolled in Stanford University in the fall and went to study in the United States. However, he will retain the position

Editor in chief of TV channel “Rain” Roman badanin in September went to California to study at Stanford University, according to “Vedomosti” with reference to the three employees of the channel. The media Manager will remain in his position at the time of study until June 2018, and operational management will take someone else. According to the publication, it will be the employee “from the inside”.

The General Director of “Rain” Natalya Sindeeva told RBC that badanin will remain editor-in-chief, but confirmed that during his studies to operationally manage the channel will be someone else. He badanin not answered the phone.

Roman badanin has held the post of chief editor of “Rain” July 25, 2016. Prior to that, he managed the website Rbc.ru and the information Agency RBK, but 13 may have left the media company along with former chief editor of RBC Elizabeth Ossetian and former chief editor of the newspaper RBC Maxim Solyus.

Badanin will learn on the program in journalism, which at the same University is now studying Ossetian.

The previous editor-in-chief of “Rain” from 2010 was Mikhail Zygar. In January 2016, he left the channel to work on his own projects.

The TV channel “Rain” was launched in spring 2010 Natalia Sindeeva and her husband, Alexander Vinokurov. In 2014 after a scandal released “Rain” poll about the siege of Leningrad, most satellite and cable operators stopped airing the channel that forced him to switch to a subscription model.

According to Mediascope, in February 2017, the audience of the site tvrain.ru amounted to 1.6 million users. Proceeds of LLC “TV Channel Rain”, according to SPARK, in 2015 increased by 29% to 367 million rubles. the net Loss decreased by 23% to 75.4 million RUB.

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