Nadia Kostova
Mobile: +359 888 943123 | E-mail: nadia.kostova@gmail.com | Birth date: August 25, 1964
PROGRAMMING & ACQUIS...
KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
 In 2005 participated in the development of the concept for TV 7 channel – Basic Cable, officially launc...
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Nadia Kostova-CV

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  • 1. Nadia Kostova Mobile: +359 888 943123 | E-mail: nadia.kostova@gmail.com | Birth date: August 25, 1964 PROGRAMMING & ACQUISITION EXPERIENCE KEY RESPONSIBILITIES PROGRAMMING (STRATEGIC, LONG TERM PLANNING)  Managed television program development and execution team (35 in staff)  Monitored and reviewed programming to ensure quality and timely delivery  Evaluated new and existing programming to assess suitability and the need for changes, using information such as audience surveys and feedback  Planned and scheduled programming and event coverage, based on factors, such as community needs, ratings data, and viewer demographics SHORT TERM SCHEDULING  Planned and scheduled programming and event coverage, based on broadcast length, time available.  Checked completed program logs for accuracy and compliance with Bulgarian Communications Commission (SEM) rules and regulations  Resolved program log inaccuracies  Monitored network transmissions for advisories concerning daily program schedules, program content, special feeds, or program changes. Reviewed information about programs and schedules to ensure accuracy and provide such information to local media outlets ORGANIZATION  Performed personnel duties, such as hiring staff and evaluating work performance  Managed activities of personnel engaged in programming, broadcast news, sports. Established work schedules and assigned tasks to staff members  Coordinated activities between departments, such as news and programming BUDGETING  Developed budgets for programming activities and monitored expenditures to ensure that they remain within budgetary limits closely cooperating with Finance department  Managed programming (local production – in house & out sourced) budget of approximately US Dollars 3 millions  Managed acquisition budget of approximately US Dollars 6 millions PRODUCTION  Selected formats to be produced in accordance with the strategic development of the channels and their needs  Negotiated with the production entities the production and financial conditions of the production of the formats according to the channel’s requirements and the budget approved  Conferred with directors and production staff to discuss issues such as content, production and casting problems, budgets, policies, and news coverage ACQUISITION  Selected, acquired, and maintained finished programs, formats, music, animated and live action series, animated and live action films, nonfiction and other content, and obtained legal clearances for their use as necessary OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES & ACTIVITIES  Developed concepts for new channels  Analyzed the local TV market and international trends in the TV field  Generated ideas for new niche channels  Developed concepts and business plans for niche channels  Organized ad hoc teams for the realization of these projects and managed them
  • 2. KEY ACHIEVEMENTS  In 2005 participated in the development of the concept for TV 7 channel – Basic Cable, officially launched November 7, 2005. Since the end of 2010 TV7 is the 4th largest TV channel in Bulgaria. During the last 6 months TV7 also became the fastest growing channel increasing its audience with more than 300% and fighting already for the position of the 3rd most watched channel in country.  In 2006 developed the concept and launched the first Bulgarian children TV channel (Super 7 ) with focus on edutainment. The channel became a competitor of Disney channel and Cartoon Network which are almost 12 years on the market. Nickelodeon launched a branded block on Super 7 in April 2011.  Established excellent partnership with the following companies: 20th Century Fox; Warner Bros.; CBS Intl.; NBC Universal; MGM; Sony; Disney; EEAP; Mediaset; BBC; ITV Global International; Lionsgate; Beta Films; Sevenone International; New Films International; Lakeshore; Daro Films International; Rainbow Srl.; Cookie Jar; MTV International; Zodiak; Endemol; Fremantle; Eyeworks; Global Agency; 2waytraffic; Shine International; Sparks International etc. EMPLOYERS 2005-Present TV SEVEN Jsc Sofia, Bulgaria Free to air Television Channel Program Director 2000-2005 Nova TV – First Private Channel Ltd. Sofia, Bulgaria Manager “Foreign Program department” (acquisition and programming) 1998-2000 Maternity leave Sofia, Bulgaria 1995-1998 Nova TV – First Private Channel Ltd. Sofia, Bulgaria Head of “Documentary programs department” Acquisition and scheduling of documentary content 1994-1995 Nova TV – First Private Channel Ltd. Sofia, Bulgaria Manager of a team, cooperating with “Radio and Television Serbia” EDUCATION Masters Degree in Slavic Philology University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski” Specializations: Folklore and Ethnography; Pedagogy; Russian Language; French Language 1983 - 1988 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Languages: Bulgarian (native), English (working knowledge), Serbian (fluent), Italian (fluent), French (working knowledge), Russian (working knowledge) Computer Skills: MS Windows and MS Office (advanced)

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