The Third Competition for Youth «The first Step»
Don State Technical University and a broadcaster GTRK «Don-TR» in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don hosted the third all-Russian Sci-Tech competition for youth «The first step». The contest is organized by The Russian Television and Radio Broadcasting Company” (RTR) , the National Association of manufacturers and integrators of TV and radio equipment and software (AMTR) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAT) .
It is held for students and post graduates with degree in Technical Sciences. Since 2019 the competition has become an annual event among the universities in Russia. The aim is to reveal the most comprehensive projects in media industry. «The first step» is a platform for the youth to showcase to the world, challenge oneself , test ideas and to connect with top employers.
The competition was broadcasted on TV by GTRK «Don-TR» , which serves Rostov region. GTRK «Don-TR» placed Azimuth Soft NewsHouse and AutoPlay at heart of news production and playout automation workflows. Azimuth Soft also took part in the competition by sorting out the works of the students, managing, promoting the competition and making assessments. Our very own Head of R&D Dmitry Repkin was among the jury, assessing the work of participants.
Russian broadcaster NTV’ s general director Alexey Zemskiy and Rifat Sabitov (the Deputy General Director of All-Russian Broadcasting Company VGTRK) presented a successful keynote speech and an award to the second place. A team from the city of Tomsk won it.
Thank you for everybody involved in this significant event.