Awards for best young journalists

For 3 years in a row on World Television Day, the Ostankino TV Tower has hosted "Telemaniya" festival of novice journalists and directors.

Of the 600 applications, 71 projects were submitted to the festival finals this year. The participants are students of more than 50 universities of creative courses from Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and other countries. Their skills were evaluated by well-known journalists, producers and screenwriters. They awarded best projects in traditional genres as news reporting, TV program, documentary and in new directions: web-series, short video.

Grand Prix of the festival and victory in nomination “The best work of a Journalist” was awarded to student of GITR Alexandra Zaitseva for material about the fireman. The best projects await further promotions in various television and film festivals.