Nurtore Baitelessovich Zhussip (April 29, 1961; Chiili district, Kyzylorda region, Kazakh SSR, USSR) - Kazakh journalist, public figure. The editor-in-chief of the republican social and political daily newspaper AIQYN (since 2008). He is a member of the Academy of Journalists of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Honored Worker of Kazakhstan (2016).
Nurtore Baitelessovich Zhussip was born on April 29, 1961, in Kerdeli village of Chieli district, Kyzylorda region.
Father - Baiteles Zhussipov (1918-1985), mother - Rabiga Baidildayevna (b. 1925), pensioner, Mother-Heroine, rice grower.
He graduated from the Faculty of Journalism of Kazakh State University named after Kirov in 1984.
He has been a member of the National Commission for the Implementation of the Public Consciousness Modernization Program under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan since 2017.
He is the author of books: Biz kimnen kembіz? (2001), Qаzаqtyn qyzy (2004), Eles pen beles (2006), Myn qurmyska zhane biz.
He began his career as a journalist in the agro-industrial department of the Pavlodar regional newspaper “Sary Arka Samaly”. In this newspaper, he worked as the head of the transport and communications department, and the deputy chief editor.
1990-1996 - Senior Correspondent, Deputy Editor-in-Chief for Economic Affairs of the Republican newspaper Egemen Kazakstan.
1996-2002 - chief editor of newspapers Zhas Alash, Ak Zhol Kazakhstan, Egemen Kazakhstan, and Astana Khabary.
2008-present - Editor-in-chief of the republican social and political daily newspaper AIQYN.
He was appointed a member of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan on August 12, 2019, by the decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
AWARDS AND TITLES
Honorary title “Honored Worker of Kazakhstan” (Kazakh: Қазақстанның еңбек сіңірген қайраткері) for his services to the state, active social activities and a significant contribution to the social and economic and cultural development of the country (Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated December 5, 2016).
Member of the Academy of Journalists of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Member of the Academy of Humanities of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Honorary Journalist of Kazakhstan
Winner of the Prize named after B. Bulkyshev of the Union of Journalists of Kazakhstan
Winner of the Prize named after S. Saduakasov of the Union of Journalists of Kazakhstan
Winner of the Presidential Media Prize
Winner of the National Prize "Altyn Adam" - Person of the Year
Winner of the Prize of the Union of Journalists of Kazakhstan "Altyn Zhuldyz" (2000)
Medal "10th anniversary of independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (2001)
Medal "10th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (2005)
Qurmet Order for Merits in Kazakh Journalism and Active Public Activities (2009)
Medal "Til Zhanashyry" (2014)
Honorary Citizen of Shieliysky District and Kyzylorda Region (2018)
Personal letter of commendation from the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev (June 26, 2019)