Khabar Agency

Khabar Agency is rightfully considered the leader of Kazakhstan's media space. It is a "TV family" of three channels (multi-genre TV channel "Khabar", the around-the-clock news channel "Khabar 24", the film channel"El arna").

The Khabar Agency annually produces more than 200 episodes of TV series. Variety of genres makes it possible to meet any target audience: we have melodramas, comedies, documentaries and programs, entertainment shows, historical and biographical series. Agency also has a large video library of archival footage starting from the 1990s.

25 years of creative work have brought the Agency many state, international and professional awards. Creative works of the Agency's journalists were nominated for the prestigious EMMY television prize, the Golden Glagol award in Russia. There are also victories in competitions of the Eurasian Academy of Television and Radio (Russia), a medal "Peter the Great" for significant contribution to the development of information and cultural space of Eurasia. The highest international professional awards were given to the staff of the sports editorial office. One of the youth programs "City of the Future" was in the top ten of the world's best programs in an international festival in Japan.

The historical film filmed on the initiative of the Khabar Agency - "Bauyrzhan Momyshuly was the winner in the international festival in Sevastopol. In 2019 the series "The Sixth Post" filmed for "Khabar" Agency, won the "TEFI - Commonwealth" award. Also in February 2020, the documentaries "The Price of Peace. West" and "The Price of Peace. North", as well as the film "Soaring in the Sun" became finalists of the IX National TV Award "Country" in the category "Big Country". In January 2022 the special project "Polygon" won the nomination "The Best Mini-Series" of the Moscow Russia International Film Festival.

At the same time the Agency actively works with international organizations as a full member of the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) and an associate member of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which makes it possible to participate on an annual basis in various competitions, trainings, creative projects, etc. Since 2018, the Agency takes part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest (Junior Eurovision), where the first participant from Kazakhstan was a young performer - Danelia Tuleshova (6th place). In 2019, according to the results of the general voting, the representative of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Maxim was awarded an honorable 2nd place. In 2020, Karakat Bashanova took part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest from Kazakhstan, who also took second place. This year, Kazakhstan was represented by Beknur Zhanibekuly and Alinur Khamzin, who took 8th place out of 19 participating countries.

The Аgency also has a well-developed correspondent network in the regions of the country and abroad with offices in the USA, Russia, Belgium, Italy, South Korea, China and Germany.