Musician Kārlis Kazāks has been chosen as the director of the Latvian Radio 5 program
From mid-November, Kazaks’ responsibilities will include managing the “pieci.lv” radio station and planning its development, as well as guiding the team to implement the tasks of the youth multimedia platform.
Sanita Dika-Bokmeldere, a member of the Board of Latvian Radio on program development issues, expresses satisfaction with Kazak’s joining the Latvian Radio team. “His professional experience in both administrative positions and creative industries will be a significant addition to the development of the Latvian Radio 5 program and reaching the right audience,” says Dika-Bokmeldere.
“During its not so long existence, Latvijas Radio 5 has grown into a valuable addition to the range of Latvian broadcasters, and I am really pleased that I can now get involved in the further growth of the channel. Latvijas Radio 5 has already proven its ability to introduce Latvian media countless times. in the environment new winds and raise the overall quality bar, “emphasizes Kazaks.
Taking up the new position and thinking about the development of the Latvian Radio 5 – pieci.lv program, Kazaks believes that it is necessary to continue to give the opportunity to perform and develop music, poetry and other art trends created in Latvia, not only playing the freshest music, but also informing listeners about the most important cultural life processes. “I would rather talk about specific things to do in the new position when I am acquainted with the current situation, but one thing is clear – I want to flip over the shoulders of all those who have created and grown up for what Latvian Radio 5 is now, “indicates the new program director.
Kazaks has expressed his creative competencies in creating and performing music, creating and directing television programs, and creating texts. Kazaks has also been the President of the Council of the Latvian Authors ‘Association “Copyright and Communication Consulting Agency / Latvian Authors’ Association” (AKKA / LAA) since 2020, representing the interests of its members in the field of copyright. Kazaks has a master’s degree in engineering from Riga Technical University.
The director of the Latvian Radio 5 program has been selected through an open competition. The current director of the station’s program, Ilva Milzarāja, resigned at her own request in September this year.
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