TV3’s newscast has a new chief producer | News

To ERR’s knowledge, TV3 recently laid off several employees, but CEO Signe Suur said there were no major changes to the planned schedule and it was a normal job change. . “Certain positions change in all companies and organizations, I don’t think there’s anything special about that,” Suur told ERR.

Anneli Lahe, television producer, and Talis Talv, head of the technical team, will start working as the main producers of the news program from the new year.

“There are no plans to change the format, news volume and other features of the program,” Suur said.

TV3 concludes an agreement with the city of Tallinn, which is seeking airtime for its program “Tallinn News”. According to the entrepreneur, the changes in news coverage are not related to an outside partner.

The show is scheduled from Monday, January 10, from 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. The duration of the show will be 15 to 20 minutes.

Suur said the company has not yet signed an agreement with Tallinn and it was not yet possible to comment on the matter.

Until now, “Tallinn News” was aired on Kanal 2. Jüri Pihel, the head of the company that owns the channel, said that the program will no longer be aired from the new year. Pihel noted that the city buys airtime with purchases and this year they did not turn out to be winners.

According to the airtime subscription, the city wants to receive a clip of its news on the main news program of the channel as long as possible, and every two days a main news channel of the channel of television is to be broadcast on the Tallinn news block.

City Media is responsible for producing the show. The subscriber has the right to reduce or increase the number of programs by 10%.

All Media Eesti operating the previously profitable TV3 channel recorded a loss of 1.5 million euros last year, its turnover fell by 15% to 13 million euros. According to the employment register, the company employed 98 people at the end of last year and this year the number of employees fell to 89 people.

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Tanya J. Hill