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TA3 TV gets new director

MARTIN Ilavský has replaced Michal Gučík as director of the private TA3 TV news channel, the SITA newswire reported.

MARTIN Ilavský has replaced Michal Gučík as director of the private TA3 TV news channel, the SITA newswire reported.

Ilavský leaves his current position as general director of Slovenská Grafia, a member of Grafobal Group, which like TA3 is controlled by businessman Ivan Kmotrík. Ilavský said his appointment was a statement of trust and that he regards the job as a great responsibility.

He told SITA that he will concentrate on the commercial side of TA3's operations and not on changing the news station's programme structure.

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