Liviu Popescu has been elected Acting Director General of Radio Romania (ROR). He brings with him extensive experience in the fields of media, public policy, lobbying and governmental affairs, crisis management and public relations.
Liviu has a Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication Science from the University of Bucharest and a Masters in Journalism and Political Communication from the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration.
He started his career as a reporter, editor and producer at Radio Delta RFI. He was also a producer at the Romanian section of the BBC World Service in London and editor-in-chief at the News Department of Romanian Television (TVR).
He has held leadership positions in various radio and TV stations including TVR, RealitateaTV, Prima TV, Radio Pro FM and Radio Total.
As editor-in-chief at TVR (Romanian Public Television), and a member of the Public Television’s Steering Committee, Liviu Popescu played an important role in implementing the first stage of TVR’s news digitization. Later, in the field of mobile telephony operators - Vodafone, Orange and Telekom - he represented and promoted industry interests to key regulators.
Liviu has also worked in academia, as an associate professor within the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Science at the University of Bucharest, teaching ethics and radio/TV production.