NTV Radyo was founded in November 2000 and is owned by Doğuş media group.
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A graduate of Anadolu University's Faculty of Business and Administrative Sciences, Şadan Gürtaş has been working for Doğuş Group since 1968. He is on the Board of Directors of Doğuş's construction firm (Doğuş İnşaat) as well as others in Doğuş Holding, where he's also worked as a manager in the past. He's the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the conglomerate's media companies that own NTV and Kral FM.
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
Nermin Yurteri is the chief of NTV and the manager of radio broadcasts and programming. She entered NTV as a reporter, worked in the Ankara bureau for many years, and rose to the News Coordinator seat. In leaked phone conversations attributed to her in March 2014, she’s heard having a conversation with then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Chief Advisor Yalçın Akdoğan. Akdoğan pressures her to have pro-government guests on air among various other editorial interferences.
Ahi Evran Cad. No:4 Maslak/Sarıyer/İstanbul, 0212 335 00 00, ntvradyo.com.tr
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(18.12.2012) Başbakan Erdoğan Ferit Şahenk'i aradı: Al o nu! Patronlar Dunyasi. Retrieved in October 2016 from: http://www.patronlardunyasi.com/haber/Basbakan-Erdogan-Ferit-Sahenk-i-aradi-Al-o-nu/137500
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Since the Doğuş Group updates its website regularly, data collection on the media outlet was not problematic. Information on the number of employees and the annual financial reports are made available on their website. Besides, Turkish Trade Registry Gazette provided detailed shareholder structure. Because the group owns publicly traded companies, detailed information on the finances and ownership can easily be found on their official website.
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Özvarış, H. (4.07.2013) Çiğdem Anad ve Mirgün Cabas, Doğuş Yayın Grubu'ndan istifa etti, Nermin Yurteri NTV Yayın Yönetmeni oldu. Retrieved on August 28, 2016 from: http://t24.com.tr/haber/mirgun-cabas-dogus-yayin-grubundan-istifa-etti-grupla-el-sikisarak-ayriliyoruz,233525
The official website of the Dogus Group. Retrieved in October 2016 from: https://www.dogusgrubu.com.tr/Page.aspx
Forbes. The World’s Billionaires. Ferit Faik Sahenk. Retrieved in October 2016 from: http://www.forbes.com/profile/ferit-faik-sahenk/
The official website of the foundation of Ayhan Sahenk. Ayhan Sahenk Vakfi. Retrieved in October 2016 from: http://www.ayhansahenkvakfi.org.tr
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