TBILISI, DFWatch–Rustavi 2 director general Nika Gvaramia resigns.
Gvaramia’s resignation was reported yesterday by several Georgian media outlets and confirmed Friday morning by one of the TV company’s editors who spoke to DFWatch on condition of anonymity.
The Rustavi 2 management sat in talks with journalists and lawyers around midnight, after Gvaramia’s resignation became known. Staff have not said anything yet about what was discussed at the meeting or who will replace Gvaramia.
The TV company has not said why its director has resigned, but the news agency Interpressnews reported, relying on its sources at Rustavi 2, that Gvaramia named financial hardship at the company as the reason for his resignation.