TGC-1 awarded best scientific works of young researchers in the field of journalism and PR


TGC-1 became the official partner of the XVIII International Scientific and Practical Conference "Media in the Modern World. Young Researchers», which took place on 6 and 7 March 2019 in the Higher School of Journalism and Public Communication of the St. Petersburg State University.

For the first time, a strategic workshop took place within the framework of the scientific conference, i.e. a series of lectures and practical activities was devoted to communications in the power sector, and TGC-1 was its co-organiser. During the workshop, Sergey Ivanov, Director of TGC-1's Production Systems Directorate, spoke about future of the energy industry, and Mikhail Tuznikov, Director for Economy and Finance of the Nevsky Branch of TGC-1, made a report on the impact of mass media on the economy of the energy enterprise.

After the workshop, the final stage of the scientific works competition for young researchers from Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus was held. The winners in various nominations were chosen by the jury which included TGC-1 representatives. In addition, the company established its own nomination, in which the best practical research significance was awarded.

“More than 30 works were presented at the competition. It demonstrates that people pay great attention to current challenges in the field of journalism and PR,” said Viktoriya Pavlova, Head of the Public Relations Department of TGC-1. “I hope we will continue to work in cooperation with authors of the best projects and the School of Journalism in the nearest future.”


TGC-1 is a leading producer and supplier of electricity and heat in the North-West of Russia. TGC-1 comprises 53 power plants within four constituent entities of the Russian Federation: St. Petersburg, the Republic of Karelia, and Leningrad and Murmansk Oblasts.

The conference "Media in the Modern World. Young Researchers" is a traditional platform for discussion of pressing issues that the journalism, public relations and advertising spheres face. Young researchers from all over Russia and the immediate neighbouring countries will consider a whole variety of topics: from ideological battle in media and professional attitudes of editors to global media trends and digital research in the online environment.