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The Journalists Association “Novomedia” 

"The transformation of media returns the transformation of nation"


The Novomedia Association is the all-Ukrainian non-governmental journalistic organization. It was founded in 2004 on the initiative of journalist Ruslan Kukharchuk. The Association unites Christian journalists and other creative stuff of different media in two common ways: spiritual unity and professional interests.

For today, Novomedia  Association  includes about 200 members from secular and Christian media and has representatives in the majority of regions of Ukraine. There are also members of the community in Russian Federation, USA and Canada.

Leadership Media Summit in Dallas has gathered participants from 20 countries


In October, the second Leadership Media Summit took place in the US state of Texas. The event was organized by MEDIAlliance International, headed by Dr. Ronald Harris. The Dallas Baptist University (DBU) accepted delegates.

Leaders and leaders of Christian media organizations from different countries flocked on the eve of the opening of the summit. On Sunday, they visited the First Baptist Dallas church, where there are more than 12,000 parishioners. An important goal of the international media was to study the experience of this community in the ministry through the tools of television, radio and printed materials. The scale was amazing: the size of multimedia studios in churches and equipment in them are superior to many national TV channels.


On Monday, October 23, the working program of the summit began and lasted until Wednesday evening, October 25. The range of topics is very broad and was not limited to media aspects only. Much has been said about leadership and management, about relations and communication, about strategy and vision. A special guest was Dr. Gary Chapman, the world-renowned author of the bestseller – Five Cases of Love.


Dr. Brent Taylor, Bob Lepine, Tom McCabe, Dr. Don McMinn, Kristin Cole, Raymond Harris also performed. And also, of course, the president of MEDIAlliance International Dr. Ron Harris and the president of DBU Dr. Adam Wright. During the practical part, the delegates of the summit got acquainted with the programs and auditoriums for training students of media specialists in DBU.


Ukraine at this event was represented by the president of Novomedia Association Ruslan Kukharchuk, the president of the CBN office in Ukraine Steve Weber, the host of Radio M Olesya Dmitrieva. "We are grateful to the organizers of the Leadership Media Summit for the opportunity to join the event. For us it was important and valuable to study the experience of colleagues from other countries, as well as share the achievements that we have in Ukraine, "- said Ruslan Kukharchuk.


The partnership of the Ukrainian Novomedia Association and American MEDIAlliance International has been going on for several years. Colleagues from the US visited some events in Ukraine there they were key speakers in Kiev.