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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.


International Novomedia Forum – EVERYONE was here! (pictures)


The largest specialized media event in the country, International Novomedia Forum, with all types of journalism represented – printed press, radio, TV, Internet – took place on November 15–17 this year at the Ukrainian House in Kiev. The first forum in this format was held in 2011. Since then, the event has been gaining momentum, aiming to be not only bright and memorable but, above all, useful.

Official Statement by Novomedia Association on Journalists’ Activity during Protests in Ukraine


International non-governmental organization “Novomedia Journalists Association” declares its solidarity with all media workers who faithfully and competently perform their professional duties when covering protests in Kiev and other cities of Ukraine.

In November, the Ukrainian House Will Host International Novomedia Forum


On November 15-17, 2013 the Ukrainian House in Kyiv will be hosting International Novomedia Forum, the major media platform in the nation.

The participants will be presented with a diverse and intensive program: over 40 speakers, panel discussions, exhibitions, roundtables, talk shows, presentations, and a brand new Novomedia project – Journalism Career Fair. The central priority of the forum is advocating for high professional standards and Christian values in journalism.

Ron Harris, NRB & MEDIAlliance International: “Our goal – to help people through media to understand the hope we have in Christ”


We recorded this interview with Ron Harris in March, 2011, in Nashville, Tennessee. It was during NRB Convention. Mr. Harris well-known radio journalist for many years. Also he  occupied the position of vice-president National Religious Broadcasters and head of NRB International Committee. Mr. Harris began interesting in broadcasting as a young boy. Started working in the college radio in 1966. Since that time he has seen a lot of changes in the industry and the business. 

Marvin Olasky, editor-in-chief of WORLD Magazine: “In the story about a murder it’s not necessary to give equal time to the murderer and the victim”


Marvin Olasky is editor-in-chief of WORLD Magazine, the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion, and Distinguished Chair in Journalism and Public Policy at Patrick Henry College. WORLD Magazine is a biweekly Christian news magazine, published in the United States of America by God's World Publications, a non-profit organization based in Asheville, North Carolina. WORLD differs from most other news magazines in that its declared perspective is one of conservative evangelical Protestantism.

Paul Marshall: “Religion is important even in the secular news, so if you don’t know about religion you going to be a bad reporter”


Around 30 media professionals from 20 countries participated in the European Journalist’s Conference, in Kiev on September 27-29, 2012.  The event was organized by The Media Project. Dr. Paul Marshall – the Board’s member, and he was a speaker diring the event in Kiev. Also he serves  as a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute's Center for Religious Freedom.  Marshall is the author and editor of over twenty books on religion and politics, especially religious freedom.  We asked him several questions during the coffee break. 

Novomedia Journalists Association Is Now International


In late December 2012, Novomedia received the official confirmation of its status change from all-Ukrainian to international.

Novomedia has long been working outside Ukraine, with its membership cards issued to citizens of a number of countries. Throughout these years, journalists from neighboring and far-abroad states had continuously appealed to the Association’s office in Kyiv, suggesting to expand  the mission far beyond one country.

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year 2013!


Dear Friends, Colleagues, Journalists!

Please accept my sincere greetings on the greatest Birthday of all – theday when we celebrate the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ! Just liketwo thousand years ago, today thisnews rightly maintains top position in the ratings of in-demand information.

When an angel appeared to Mary, Joseph and the shepherds, first of all he said "Fear not," and then delivered the Good News. Let our joint work in the media bring peoplejoy, hope and positive attitude to life – as opposed tofear and anxiety.

International Novomedia Forum: 45 Speakers on Professional Mastery, New Media, and Lasting Values


On 2-4 November, hundreds of media experts from all over the globe assembled in “Dim Kino” (the Cinema House) in Kyiv to attend the annual International Novomedia Forum. The event’s central topic was “Professional leap and rapid development in a media profession”. The Forum’s traditional tagline is “New Media and Lasting Values”.

Arne H Fjeldstad's reflections on European Journalist’s Conference in Kiev (September 27-29)


"The European conference in Kiev, Ukraine had four specific goals: First, to encourage the participants from almost 20 European countries to reflect on how new technologies, including Facebook and Twitter, challenges and changes the daily work of a journalist, and to consider how these challenges also shapes values and ethics in our societies. The German journalists Jochen Mai and Markus Spieker gave thought-provoking introductions on these subjects.