BUCHAREST: Doina Gradea was confirmed by the Romanian Parliament as acting general manager of the Romanian public broadcaster (SRTV) after the rejection of the activity report on 2016 and thus the dissolution of the Council of Administration led by the former general manager Irina Radu.
Irina Radu, who was confirmed acting general manager since September 2015, said that 2016 was a though year, when the institution was confronted with approximately 150 m EUR in debt.
Doina Gradea represented the Social Democratic Party (PSD), the ruling party, in the Council of Administration disbanded on 27 September 2017. Gradea was the manager of Pro TV International from 2004 to 2014. She started working for the Romanian public television in 2016.