Ignite Talks by Lefteris Moissiadis
Journalist - Communication Consultant Lefteris Moissiadis was born in 1978 in Dusseldorf, Germany. He studied journalism and communication in Thessaloniki. His involvement with journalism started from his student years, participating in the editorial team of his high-school newspaper, which won the first prize in the first national competition for student publications, held by “TA NEA” newspaper. His first interview was with the Minister of Education at that time, Mr Georgios Papandreou (1995). At the same time, he became involved with the radio and TV media, working for the Municipal Radio Station of Katerini and for “DION” regional TV station. From 1996 to 2004 he served as elections correspondent in Pieria for “MEGA” TV station, while he cooperated with local newspapers, radio stations, TV stations, and magazines. In 2004, he returned to “DION” TV station, presenting for three seasons the weekly show called “ANALYZE IT”, where his first guest was the Mayor of Athens at that time, Ms Dora Bakogianni, followed by Evangelos Venizelos, Vangelis Meimarakis, Katerina Mpatzeli, Kiriakos Mitsotakis, and Giannis Magkriotis, among others. He also participated in the task group for “Press and Mass Media” (2007-2008), held by “Konstantinos Karamanlis” Institute for Democracy, while he has delivered a significant number of recommendations to scientific and professional conferences. He has served as the head of the press offices for the Union of Hoteliers and for the Union of Agricultural Cooperatives, while he has undertaken successful campaigns for candidate Mayors, Prefects, Presidents of Chambers and MPs. He is a member of the Union of Journalists, of the Institute for Communication and of the International Organisation “Reporters Sans Frontiers”, which is seated in France. In 2008, he established NOVA MEDIA, providing support services for Social Media to businesses and organisations. Since 2009, he has been serving by virtue of a unanimous decision taken by the Municipal Council of the Municipality of Katerini as the Managing Director of Katerini Municipal Radio Station, and as the Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Information and Communication Company of the Municipality of Katerini.