Zurab Kodalashvili


Zurab Kodalashvili is a multi-lingual media professional (Georgian, Russian and English) with more than two decades of journalistic and multi-media experience.

He has worked for such news organisations as ZDF, TBS Japan, WTN, Reuters, France 2, Antenna 3 Spain, BBC, SKY, and CNN. Zurab has worked as a journalist and cameraman in conflict and natural disaster zones including Chechnya, Nagorno-Karabakh, Afghanistan, Iraq, India and Haiti. Since 2010 he has worked on many projects such as setting up and running a Russsian language TV channel in Georgia or developing video streaming and multimedia channels in Europe to counter official Russian propaganda in the media. He was divisional director in charge of multimedia and digital strategy development for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague, and he worked for the Caspian Broadcasting Company in Baku to develop Azerbaijan’s first Russian-language TV, web and multi-media channel.