Andreas Panagopoulos is since November 2014 a PHD candidate at the Journalism and Media Dept. of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. His PHD thesis revolves around news websites in Greece and digital audience metrics.
He holds a M.A. in Journalism & Communications from the Open University of Cyprus, where he graduated 1st in his class with distinction. He, also, holds, also a B.A from the Athens University of Economics & Business.
He is managing the Digital Multimedia Hub of DPG digital publishing Group and he organized as Head of News , CNN Greece. From 2009 until July 2015 he was the News Director for ANT1 TV and ant1news.gr.
He has been granted with the Ath. Botsis Foundation Journalism Award.
Additionally, Andreas has been awarded three times with the Gold “Best Integrated Reporting” Award at the Digital Media Awards of 2014, 2015 and 2016.
He is a highly experienced reporter in all major categories of journalistic reporting, including politics, economy and war & conflict since 1990.