"Oleg Dobrodeyev was born in Moscow in 1959. In 1981 he graduated from the Faculty of History of the Moscow State Lomonosov University. Starting in 1984 Mr. Dobrodeyev was an editor of the Vremya TV news program and later became deputy editor-in-chief and headed the creative team. In 1990 he was among the establishers of the television station Rossiya and headed Vesti news program.
"Between 1991 and 1993 Oleg Dobrodeyev was editor-in-chief of the Ostankino Television Information Agency of Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company. In 1994 he was one of the founders of the television channel NTV and later headed the company.
"Since 2000 he has been General Director of the All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company. "