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Television and radio executive

Imants Rakins, Latvian television and radio executive. Board directors United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Latvian Affiliate, Riga, since 1993; member presidium Latvia Media Foundation, Riga, since 1994. Member Latvian Society Sciences (board directors since 1989), Lions Club of Latvia.

Background

Rakins, Imants was born on August 17, 1948 in Valmiera, Latvia. Son of Peteris Elmars and Trute (Tuplite) Rakins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Latvian State University, Riga, 1972. Master, Kiev University International Relations, 1983.

Career

Teacher Riga 4 Middle School, 1972-1979. Headmaster Riga 23d Middle School, 1979-1982. Journalist, deputy head department Latvian Radio and television Committee, Riga, 1982-1990, deputy chairman, 1990-1992.

Director general Latvian television, 1992-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author brochure. Contributor articles to magazines.

Membership

Board directors United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Latvian Affiliate, Riga, since 1993. Member presidium Latvia Media Foundation, Riga, since 1994. Member Latvian Society Sciences (board directors since 1989), Lions Club of Latvia.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Angling.

Connections

Married Ilga Erdmane, August 26, 1972. Children: Rolands, Egita.

father:
Peteris Elmars Rakins

mother:
Trute (Tuplite) Rakins

spouse:
Ilga Erdmane

child:
Rolands Rakins

child:
Egita Rakins