Dorin Chiotea is the new Editor-in-Chief of Libertatea

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dorin Chiotea as Editor-in-Chief of Libertatea from June 2024. Dorin Chiotea has had a successful career as a journalist for almost 30 years. He is one of Romania’s best-known reporters and a graduate of the UMF Carol Davila Faculty of Medicine. Throughout his impressive career, Dorin Chiotea has focused on sports and medical topics, as well as social, political and investigative reporting. Energetic and highly engaged,  Dorin Chiotea has always managed to cover stories from around the world: not only top sporting competitions, but also armed conflicts or major social crises.

Dorin Chiotea started his career at Libertatea and then moved to Ringier Romania, where he worked for 13 years in leading positions at Libertatea, Gazeta Sporturilor and ProSport, and wrote for Evenimentul Zilei, Unica and Capital. Since 2011, Dorin has been working in television, both in management positions and as a reporter, producer and presenter of programs on various topics, broadcast in the very popular morning programs, but also in prime time.

In his nearly 30 years in the media industry, Dorin Chiotea has coordinated several major relaunches of high-circulation newspapers, including the consolidation of their websites, as well as managing special editorial infrastructure projects.

Dorin Chiotea, new Editor-in-Chief of Libertatea: “I am honored, confident and happy to accept this challenge. I am returning home, to the place where I grew up professionally. I am returning to a strong media group with a long tradition and a great reputation. Looking to the future, Libertatea will explore new territory and provide the energetic journalism that people need to be stronger citizens. It’s clear that there will be cutting-edge technology to further and better showcase the creativity of the team. Read us several times a day. It’s worth it! And you deserve the best!”

Andrei Bereanda: CEO of Ringier Romania Media: “When I met Dorin during a thorough recruitment process, I realized that he undoubtedly belongs to the Ringier family. His enthusiasm and boundless energy, his ability to approach any topic in any field with ease, maturity and professionalism, his relentless curiosity for innovation, his undeniable experience in video and technology convinced us that Dorin is a versatile journalist who fits perfectly into a company with almost 200 years of journalistic tradition, which has been transforming itself in recent years, constantly investing in digitalization and globalization. We welcome Dorin and assure him of our full support.

About Libertatea 
With an average of 9.3 million unique users and 55 million monthly page views in 2024, Libertatea is the most read news platform in Romania and is characterized by a balanced and fair treatment of topics relevant to the Romanian audience. Libertatea also publishes a print version from Monday to Saturday. On Fridays, the newspaper is distributed together with the TV supplement Libertatea Weekend. Libertatea is part of the portfolio of Ringier Romania.

About Ringier Romania
Ringier Romania is part of Ringier AG, an innovative Swiss media company focused on digitalization and diversification, active in Europe and Africa. Its portfolio includes 140 companies in print, sports media, digital media, radio, ticketing, entertainment and e-commerce, as well as leading online marketplaces for cars, real estate and jobs. With around 6.600 employees in 20 countries, the Ringier Group has achieved a performance that generates 83% of its operating profit from digital media. This makes the Ringier Group one of Europe’s leading media companies. Ringier’s core values are independence, freedom of expression and pioneering spirit.