Robert works as Communications and Outreach Officer for the Democracy Institute and as Editor of the Review of Democracy. Previously, he served as Outreach Coordinator for the Center for Media, Data and Society where he was responsible for the communication and dissemination of the Center's projects, programs and publications, and also participated in research projects like Journalism Breakthroughs or the Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in the Western Balkans. Prior to joining CEU, he had a 15-year-long career in journalism, focusing mostly on covering international news. He worked for different Hungarian TV stations and online media outlets in various positions ranging from journalist to senior editor and news producer. He also served as Content Project Manager for the European Maccabi Games 2019. Previously, he graduated in History and in Media Studies at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest, then obtained an MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology at CEU. He also works part-time for Minority Rights Group Europe as a Media and Communications Consultant and is a guest lecturer at the Department of Media and Communications at ELTE.
Robert has also completed various professional trainings including:
- Sapere Aude: Freedom and the Rule of Law (organized by the Association of Schools of Political Studies)
- VSPS Meets Russia: Journalism and News Media (organized by the Visegrad School of Political Studies)
- Media in Conflicts Seminar (organized by the International Disciplinary Center, Herzliya)
- Minority Realities in the News (organized by the Minority Rights Group)