News TV-channel ”24”
24 Channel is a Ukrainian TV channel broadcasting news in most of the Ukrainian regions since 2006. The content broadcasted on 24 Channel is selected according to the same approach as Radio 24: it should be only interesting and useful information 24/7. Thus, the TV channel has 30-minute-long news blocs throughout a day on topics like politics, economics, sports, show-business, technology, tourism, etc. Since 2010 there is an additional online platform on the Channel 24 Website, broadcasting football news (Football 24). 24 Channel is a part of TRK Lux media holding and belongs to the wife of Lviv Mayor Sadovyi .
Media Companies / Groups
The owners of the 24 TV-channel are Kit-Sadova Kateryna Orestivna 76,7838% (a wife of Lviv mayor Andriy Sadovyi who has founded TRK “Lux” holding) and his closers. Andreyko Roman Bohdanovych – 13,1065% and his wife Andreyko Oksana Yuriivna – 10,1096%.
Affiliated Interests Founder
The owners of the 24 TV-channel are Kit-Sadova Kateryna Orestivna 76,7838% (wife of the Mayor of Lviv Andriy Sadovyi, who has founded TRK “Lux” holding) and close friends and business partners of the Sadovyis: Andreyko Roman Bohdanovych – 13,1065%, and his wife Andreyko Oksana Yuriivna – 10,1096%.
Affiliated Interests Ceo
Roman Andreyko is a co-owner of the 24 TV-channel. Born in Lviv in 1968, he graduated from Lviv Polytechnic University in 1995, where he met the Mayor of Lviv, Andriy Sadovyi. Roman has been working for the radio Lux FM since 1993. Starting as a technical director, he became the CEO as well as an Executive Partner of the Lux media holding in 1999. In 1998-2002 he was elected to the Lviv City Council. In 2014-2015 he was a Kyiv City Council Deputy and a permanent member the Committee on Information Policy and Advertisement. He is married to Oksana Andreyko, who is the third co-owner of the channel.
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
Before his work as the Editor-in-Chief of 24 TV-channel, Vitaliy Kovach worked on special projects at the ICTV Channel. One of his creations was a TV show “Distalo”, which produced such a resonance, that he even received threats. He left his job at ICTV in February 2016 and started to work at 24Channel in May 2016.
Other Important People
Affiliated Interests other important people
Andriy Sadovyi was born on 19.08.1968 in Lviv. A graduate of Lviv Technical School of Radioelectronics, he later obtained three degrees, including Electronic Engineering degree from Lviv Polytechnic State University, where he met Roman Andreyko, Finance and Economics degree and finally a Master’s degree in State Governance. In 2002-2006 he was the Head of the Board of Directors at the “TV and Radio Company Lux”. Besides, Sadovyi is a founder of the Institute of City Development (2002), and “Samopomich” civic organisation (2004). Since 2005 he is the leader of the re-designed into a political party “Samopomich”. In order to participate in local elections, he gave TRK Lux to his wife Kateryna Kit-Sadova. In 2006 he was elected as the Mayor of Lviv for the first time, followed by elections in 2010. Andriy Sadovyi is still the Mayor of Lviv and is married to Kateryna Kit-Sadova (the current co-owner of the “TV and Radio Company Lux”). Together they have five sons.
Kyiv, Volodymyrska str. 61/11, office 50
Website editor’s office: +38 032 242 2424
Revenue (in Mill. $)
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
Mediaholding of Andriy Sadovyi brings 300 000 hrn of income per year
Parliamentary party of “Obiednannya “Samopomich” (“Self-help” Union)
Data about Sadovyi family property is one of the most easily accessible in Ukraine. This was the case even before the Law on media ownership was adopted. The only issue is that actual main owner of TRC Lux is mayor of Lviv Andriy Sadovyi.
Unified state register of the Ministry of justice of legal entities, individual entrepreneurs and civic formations. Retrieved in August 2016, from https://usr.minjust.gov.ua/
State register of the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine. Retrieved in August 2016, from http://www.nrada.gov.ua/ua/derzhavniyreestr.html
Official Website of 24 Channel. Retrieved on 7 September 2016 from: http://24tv.ua
Vitaliy Kovach Became the News Editor-in-Chief of 24 Channel. Retrieved in 7 September 2016 from: http://detector.media/community/article/114870/2016-05-05-vitalii-kovach-stav-shef-redaktorom-novin-kanalu-24/