The channel was headed by Kurmanbek Zhumagali.
The leader, the leader of the “Nur Otan” Nursultan Nazarbayev at the enlarged session of the Political Council instructed to radically revise infostrategy party holding “Nur Media”, including a focus on new media, the press service of the party Nur Otan.
First Deputy Chairman of the party Bauyrzhan Baibek thanked for the work done Bibigul Zheksenbay, noting also the significance of the launch of the TV channel political talk show “Political ring”, social talk show “Aitarym bar” and other special projects.
The new CEO Kurmanbek Zhumagali graduated from the Kazakh national pedagogical University. Abai, specialty “journalism”. In different years he worked as a producer and presenter on the TV channel “Khabar”, Director of information and analytical programs of JSC “rtrk “Qazaqstan”, the head of “Kazakh radiosy”, first Deputy General Director of TV channel “Almaty,” head of the press service of akim of Karaganda region and the Department of internal policy Department of Mangystau region. Prior to this appointment he held the position of first Deputy CEO of JSC “rtrk “Qazaqstan”.
Today the TV channel “Astana” entered the top five leading TV channels in the Republic, increasing audience over the last few years four times and becoming completely self-sustaining.