Life will close all branches in regions other than the three bureaus

Life закроет все филиалы в регионах, кроме трех корпунктов

Life with the new year close almost all of its regional branches, excluding offices in Saint-Petersburg, Yekaterinburg and Krasnodar; edition translates the work of the regions on the so-called system LifeЖуров when any local journalist, or the editors will be able to send your own theme and make interesting stuff — this system is much more economical content of Corsetti, told RIA Novosti, Anatoly Suleymanov, Deputy General Director of News Media holding, which includes Life.

“We close all our regional branches in addition to St. Petersburg, Krasnodar, Yekaterinburg. This is because we translate the work of the regions in the system of so-called LifeЖуров. We have an app LifeCorr where the civilian journalist, anyone can send information, photo, video, document and get paid for it. A couple of months ago we launched a system LifeЖуров is a kind of Uber for journalists, that is, any regional journalist, regional editor may send us the topic, and by agreement we can print, putting the author or anonymously, if he wants it, or putting what we do a particular subject jointly with one or another edition of,” said Suleymanov.

According to him, in the wording recorded, “that it is a success”, “a lot of interesting themes emerged, with good views”, so it was decided “to abandon all other regions”. “Because, comparing the cost that we spend on LifeЖуров, and the cost that we spend in our offices, branches and so on, it all came out in favor of our Corsetti. It turned out that we save significantly, but at the same time, however, we should see more”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

Regional edition will be closed from 1 January 2017, he added.

“We all have in holding the contracts until December 31, for the period of one year. Therefore, from January 1, consider that we already have, except St. Petersburg, Krasnodar and Yekaterinburg, all others will be eliminated. We have only operators with our equipment – 24 operators in 24 regions that will be with our equipment to drive on the job, something podseti, display live. All other regions we clear – except for St. Petersburg, Krasnodar and Yekaterinburg,” — said Suleymanov.