Famous journalist, writer and TV program producer Cüneyt Özdemir came together with Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) students as part of the 23rd Spring Festival. Özdemir who is best known for his multi award winning CNN Türk program 5N1K gave a talk at the Mustafa Afşin Ersoy Hall touching-upon how he started his career, his experiences and his success stories. Stating that he has carried out all forms television journalism, written books, filmed documentaries and been part of the 32. Gün crew, Özdemir indicated that he also carried out war journalism, monitoring Israel’s clashes with Hizbullah on the Israel, Lebanon border.
Stating that he has been involved in the news profession for 27 years, Özdemir indicated that with the development of technologies the execution of the job has started to change and that the profession requires new success stories and new role models. Touching upon his experiences in England and the USA, Özdemir spoke about the Turks he met and made programs with. Going on to talk to the students about Turkish success stories Özdemir also took questions from the audience.
Cüneyt Özdemir Visits EMU Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam
During his time at EMU, famous journalist Cüneyt Özdemir paid a visit of courtesy to Rector Prof. Dr. Necdet Osam. Expressing his happiness about being in Cyprus on a beautiful state university’s campus, Özdemir received information about the university’s student and academic personnel profile, campus facilities and accreditations. Also present at the meeting were EMU Vice Rectors Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Özkaramanlı, Prof. Dr. Özgür Eren and Prof. Dr. Sevin Uğural, Rector’s Coordinator Asst. Prof. Dr. Arif Akkeleş as well as Public Relations and Press Director (a.) Murat Aktuğralı.