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Fanis Papathanasiou is an anchor and diplomatic correspondent in ERT, (Greek Public Television) specialized on international and diplomatic stories. He has anchored the coverage of many major international news stories in most of 60 countries including Syria and war zones in Iraq, Afghanistan and Lebanon. Have worked almost in every single job in the TV news production. Started as a field producer and New York correspondent, anchor, international correspondent, producer of documentaries and editor.
Fanis Papathanasiou has contacted exclusive one-on-one interviews with international figures including:
Sec. Mike Pompeo, Christine Lagarde, Recep Tayip Erdogan, Zoran Zaev, Sec. Wilbur Ross, Ambassador Geoffrey R. Pyatt, George H. W. Bush, Gerald Ford, Ahmet Davutoglu, Abdullah Gull and others.
Specialties: Greek Politics, USA, Turkey, Cyprus, North Macedonia, EU, Middle East, Integration of Social Media in Newsgathering. He is correspondent in Athens for CyBC’ of Cyprus and contributor commentator for CNN international. He studied Political Sciences at Hunter College in New York and European Civilization at the Hellenic Open University.