This is an automatically generated PDF version of the online resource retrieved on 2024/07/23 at 19:52
Global Media Registry (GMR) & Institute of Mass Information (IMI) - all rights reserved, published under Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Institute of Mass Information LOGO
Global Media Registry

National Television Company of Ukraine (UA: Pershiy)

National Television Company of Ukraine (UA: Pershiy)

The broadcaster is in the process of reform. This is the first public service broadcaster in the country. Public TV is a joint stock company, where the State owns 100% of shares. Structure of the company contains the national radio broadcaster "Culture", 29 local television companies and the State Enterprise "Ukrtelefilm." It has a satellite broadcasting.

Key facts

Business Form


Legal Form

Public Joint Stock Company (in transition)

Business Sectors

TV Broadcasting

Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other TV Outlets

UA: Pershiy [The first]

Other Radio Outlets

Ukrainian Radio


Media Business

Media Business

TV Broadcasting | UA Pershiy, Culture TV # Radio Broadcasting | Ukrainian Radio # Production | Ukrtelefilm, Ukrainian Studio of Film production

General Information

Founding Year

1939 | start of broadcasting # 1995 | founded as a company


Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine

Affiliated Interests Founder

Central body of executive branch of power in Ukraine. Also is a founder of Ukrainian Radio (National Radio company of Ukraine) and State News Agency “Ukrinform”, newspaper “Courier of government”


7 140


04119, Kyiv, 42 Melnykova str.

Phone: (044) 481 0889, F: (044) 489 3905



Tax/ ID Number


Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

In 2016 the State provided the budget of UAH 747 million (USD 30 million). According to preliminary estimates in 2017 planned budget is UAH 1.8 billion (USD 47 million).

Advertising (in % of total funding)

in 2014 about $5 million (UAH 70 million)


Executive Board

Zurab Alasania , CEO

Non-Executive Board

Oleg Nalyvayko - head of the State Committee of TV and radio broadcasting of Ukraine

Supervisory Board

Taras Avrakhov - former CEO of National Radio Company of Ukraine

Further Information


(30 June 2015) «UА:Перший» платитиме співробітникам лише ставку через падіння доходів від реклами – Харебін. Retrieved in August 2016 from

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

2 ♥

Meta Data

The channel is being reformed and is in the process of transition from state to public (creation of JSC "National public TV channel Ukraine"), therefore, some structural units stipulated by law, are not yet in place.
The staff of NTC is in the process of reorganization and reduction, therefore the available data on the number of employees may be higher.


Official Website of the channel. Retrieved in August 2016 from

  • Project by
    Institute of Mass Information
    Global Media Registry
  • Funded by