Sašo Ordanoski’s (55) professional carrier spans over 30 years, with considerable experience in journalism, PR, and public communications both in national and international arena. An awarded journalist, he is a regular contributor to several local and international print and electronic media.
He was managing director and editor-in-chief of the national public broadcaster Macedonian TV and managing director of the national commercial TV Alsat-M. He founded and managed, for more than a decade, the weekly Forum news magazine, and worked as Macedonian founder and country editor for the London based Institute for War and Peace Reporting.
For a couple of years, he worked with the World Bank in external affairs. As a media consultant, he collaborated with numerous international organizations and institutions dealing with media, communications, democracy, security, and political issues, including UNDP, EU, and NATO.
As a founder and/or board member of various domestic and international organizations dealing with regional issues such as media, democracy, anti corruption and security, Ordanoski plays a prominent role in South-East European civil society sector.
He teaches journalism, media and theory and practice of communication at the University of South-East Europe based in Macedonia, and sociology at University American College Skopje. He is frequently engaged as trainer/lecturer and consultant in the areas of political communication, public speaking, journalism, public relation, media development, and NGO development.
Ordanoski’s education covers the areas of journalism (BA), sociology (MA) and communication/political science (PhD), all at the State University “Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje, as well as several additional trainings and education home and abroad.
Since January 2015 he is a Program Manager at Forum’s Center for Strategic Research and Documentation (www.forum-csrd.org.mk)
From August to October 2015, Ordanoski was a Fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences (Institute für die Wissenschaftenvom Menschen, IWM) in Vienna, Austria, as a winner of the Institute’s Milena Jesenská Fellowship for 2015/2016.
He is currently editor of the daily “Morning Briefing” program at slobodna.tv and slobodenpecat.mk.