EIRINI NIKOLOPOULOU
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Curriculum Vitae

FULL NAME: 
Irene Nikolopoulou


e-mail: irene.nikolopoulou@gmail.com

PROFESSION
:
Journalist – Newscaster – Communications specialist

MEMBER:
Journalists’ UnionofAthensDailyPapers (ESIEA)
Association of European Journalists (EED) International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) World Organization of Women Authors and Journalists (AMMPE)
Founding President European Network of Greek Women Journalists (EDED) 1995-2007
President of French-speaking Journalists of Greece (U.P.F.)
Greece’s EDEN Ambassador (European Destinations of Excellence)(2009)

CAREER:
TELEVISION ΕΤ-2:
Newscaster and programme host (1983 – 1991)
Editor – overseas reporter

MEGA CHANNEL:
Newscaster and programme host (1991-1999)

STAR CHANNEL
: Newscaster and programmehost (1999-2003)

ALPHA
: Newscaster (September 2003 – 2005)





OLYMPIC
GAMES ORGANIZING COMMITTEE ATHENS 2004
Host of programme «Olympiada Oli I Ellada (Olympiad throughout Greece)» 2003-2004

EUROSPORT
:
Host of English-speaking programme

Celebrating Cultural Olympiad


ET-1
: Newscaster (2005 – 2010)
ΕRΤ –WORLD:GreekPanorama– Host of 2-hour live programme on ethnic Greeks (2006-2010)

PRESENTATION – PROGRAMME COORDINATION

Brief news bulletin in French and English.
Fortnightly television programme «The World and the Press» (1986)
Television marathon for children with thalassemia (1987)
ΕΤ-2 «Ta Proina (In the Mornings)» (1988-1989) Mega Channel «Studio 5», (1992) Mega Channel «Frou-Frou» (1999) Star Channel «Mera me ti mera (Day by Day)» (2002 ERTWORLD «Greek Panorama» (2005 – 2010)

JOURNALISTIC EDITING IN TELEVISION SPECIAL DEDICATIONS: Simone de Beauvoir – Jean-Paul Sartre, Presidential elections – France (1988). AIDS and Women – Round table (1990). Women and the Media (1991). Presidentialelections – USA (1992) ThePalestinian issue (1993) Pakistani Greece – Documentary (1996). World without clouds - Poland (1997). Mission toChina (1998) DocumentaryonGreece, EURONEWS (1999) Cyprus (2009) 30 yearsof European elections (2009)

PRINT JOURNALISM:
Newspapers:
«TO VIMA», Freereportage 1984 «ΤΑΝΕΑ», Free - Interviews1985
Magazines:
«ΕΝΑ», Interviews – Surveys 1987, «TopWoman», Editor – Director 2009
RADIO: «ΕRΑ-2», (February 1995 – December 1997) Production & presentation of music show «PARIS - ATHENS» featuring French songs.
STUDIES
: Graduate of the Law School at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Public Law & Political Sciences. Lawdepartment – UniversityofAthensLawSchool.

STUDIES ABROAD:

FRANCE: Universite de Νancy – Language. Université des Sciences et des Lettres – Nice – Language & Communication (1982)
ENGLAND:
Oxford University – Bletchington Park College – Language & Mass Media (1981)
LUXEMBOURG: Institut Universitaire de Luxembourg – Seminars on European issues (1983) FOREIGN LANGUAGES: French, English, Italian (certificates of competence in the teaching of English and French)

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

Head of Press and communications
for the campaigns held by the Commission for Women’s Interparty Cooperation: European Elections June 1994, Municipal – Prefectural Elections, October (1994), Parliamentary elections, (1996), Foundation of Women’s Political Association (1998). ConsultanttotheAthens 2004 OrganizingCommitteeonInternationalMedia 2002)

AWARDS - DISTINCTIONS
Honorary member of the committee for the two hundredth anniversary of the French Revolution(1989).
HonorarymemberoftheCommittee«EuropeandFreedom» (1991)
UN Award for Journalism (1990)
«AVRA THEODOROPOULOU» Award from the Association for Women’s Rights (1999).
«Konstantinos Kalligas» AwardforJournalismfor ethos and European orientation from the Association for European Journalists (2000)
Audience and committee award for being the most popular newscaster (2001) (TV Ethnos). Award for her contribution to Journalism and Culture from Rethymno schools(2003). Honorary award for voluntary work with the charity organization ¨Hamogelo tou Paidiou (Smile of the Child)¨ (2008)
Greece’s
Ambassador of Excellence for European Destinations (EDEN )(2009)

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH INTERNATIONAL PERSONALITIES

POLITICIANS
OULOF PALME - 1985 RAUL ALFONSIN - 1985 GIOVANNI GORIA - 1987 FRANCOIS MITTERRAND - 1988 MARGARET THATCHER - 1988 FELIPE GONZALEZ - 1988 JACK LANG - 1988 SIMONE VEIL - 1988 LORD PLUMB - 1988 MARCELINO OREJA - 1988 BENAZIR BHUTTO - 1989, 1995 CATHERINE LALUMIERE - 1990 CORAZON AQUINO - 1991 WILFRIED MARTENS - 1991 GRO HARLEM BRUNDTLAND - 1992 EDWARD HEATH - 1993 SHIMON PERES - 1993 ALAIN JUPPE - 1994 SIR LEON BRITTAN - 1994 MICHEL ROCARD - 1995 YASSER ARAFAT - 1989,1992,2001 LECH WALESA - 1996 JACQUES SANTER - 1996,‘98,‘99 LIONEL JOSPIN - 1998 ROMANO PRODI - 2000 NICOLE FONTAINE - 2000 VALERY GISCARD D’ESTAING - 2003 JACQUES CHIRAC - 2003 BOUTROS BOUTROS-GHALI - 2004 SHAUKAT AZIZ - 2005 JACQUES ROGGE - 2008 JUAN ANTONIO SAMARANCH - 2008 JOSE MANUEL BARROSO - 2009 HANS-GERT PÖTTERING - 2009 MICHAËLLE JEAN -2009

WRITERS
EUGENE IONESCO - 1988 JORGE SEMPRUN - 1988 ERNESTO SABATO - 1988 FRANCOISE SAGAN - 1989 CLAUDE SIMON - 1989 NATALI SAROT - 1990 JACQUES LACARRIERE - 1990 MICHEL TOURNIER1990

ARTISTS
ORNELLA MUTI - 1989 LUCIANO PAVAROTTI - 1991 TINA TURNER - 1990 SHIRLEY BASSEY - 1990 CHARLES AZNAVOUR - 1990 CLAUDIA CARDINALE - 1998 ELIZABETH TAYLOR - 1998 MONTSERRAT CABALLE - 1999 TOM HANKS - 1999 ANTHONY QUINN - 1999 GWYNETH PALTROW - 1999 BRUCE WILLIS - 2000 KEANU REEVES - 2001 PIERRE CARDIN - 2001 ROBERT DE NIRO - 2001 BEN AFFLECK - 2001 ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER - 2002 MONICA BELLUCCI  - 2005 OLIVER STONE - 2008
 
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