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Ivan Demidov: a biography
Broadcaster, producer, politician Ivan Demidov was born on 23 July 1963 in Syzran Samara region. Creative tendencies he manifested already in childhood. 10 years Ivan has passed the casting and became a member of the children’s TV Studio «Comrade». Classmates remember him as a leader and talented organizer. He was among the first to become a member of the Komsomol took an active part in school life.
In 1980, the Demidovs moved to Moscow – his father John was appointed Deputy Minister of communications of the USSR. And in 1981, Ivan joined the army, served in airborne troops in Lithuania, received the rank of Sergeant. In 1983, he was mobilized and returned to Moscow.
Ivan Demidov got a job as illuminator in TTC broadcaster: and so began his television career. Higher education he received later, in 1995. Studied by correspondence at the faculty of Philology of the Pyatigorsk pedagogical Institute.
After four years of work illuminator Ivan Demidov changed his profession and became an administrator of the popular programme «What? Where? When?» «With all my heart» and «Hey girl». In 1990 he moved to the TV «LOOK», where he worked as a Director.
He always had a lot of ideas, energy bill from Demidova key. Fame came to him with the release of the program «Muzoboz,» which he not only directed, but also led. Intrigue for the audience for a long time remained the leading dark glasses, which have not been seen on his face. Then Ivan Demidov worked as the Director of programs «wordsmiths» and «Party zone».
His career was up. In 1994, he has led the channel «TV-6 Moscow» and participated in the creation of many popular programs. Among the projects of those years – a current-show «I», «OSP-Studio», transmission «Browser», «highway patrol». In 1995, Ivan Demidov became the Vice-President of the Moscow broadcasting Corporation, and soon a Deputy Director General.
The turning point for him was in 2001 when the shareholders ‘ decision VA. the Director General was appointed Yevgeny Kiselyov. In may of the same year, Ivan Demidov wrote the application at own will. After leaving «TV-6 Moscow» he was engaged in private channel «Spas» is oriented on the Orthodox audience, engaged in politics and social activities.
Ivan Demidov started out as a coordinator and Advisor of the party «United Russia», was in charge of ideological and humanitarian direction. In may 2009 he was appointed Executive Secretary of the Commission on counteraction of falsification of history, but has held the position for less than a year.
In 2011-2014 was part of the government Commission on religious associations, in may 2012 was appointed Deputy Minister of culture, was in charge of cinematography. But in December 2013 he resigned, not commenting on the reasons.
From October 2015 Ivan Demidov deals with issues of contemporary art and head of the Fund of its development.
Demidov’s personal life was not as successful as a career. He was married, he has a grown daughter Anastasia. Anastasia graduated from Moscow state University, works in London. Ex-wife and have a popular TV presenter and public figure to maintain good relations, even though they broke up.
Ivan Demidov and now divorced, because, as admitted in an interview, most of the time takes work.