ABNA-SE President

Director General

Albanian Telegraphic Agency (Albania)

Armela Krasniqi, born in 1976 in Tirana (Albania), is ATA’s Director General. Graduated in Journalism in Tirana. In 2013-2017 served as Director of the Department of Communication and Public Relations in Albania PM’s Office. In 2007-2013 Albania Socialist Party Spokesperson and Press Office Director. In 2003-2007 Media and Communication Advisor in General Directorate of Taxation.1998-1999 Anchor Woman and Reporter of Shijak TV (The first Albanian private television). In 2000-2002  Director of News Department of Albanian Public Television. 1999-2001 Anchor Woman and Producer of a series of Talk Shows in Albanian Public Television. Krasniqi has published 2 poetry books ”The End of Portrets” (1992) and ”The eclipse of silence” (1995). In 2019 elected member of Steering Board of EANA.

Michalis PSILOS

ABNA-SE Secretary General

Senior Advisor for International Relations

ANA/MPA (Greece)

Michalis Psilos is a journalist. He was born in 1960 in Athens and studied Geology at the University of Patras. He began his career in journalism in 1982 at Rizospastis newspaper and then worked in newspapers Proti, Nea, Vradyni, Isotimia, Pontiki, Prin and Efimerida ton Syntakton. He has also worked in radio “Diavlos 10” and “Radio 5” as well as in several political magazines. From 1991 to 2009 he worked for Antenna TV and between 2001 -2009 was head of Antenna’s International News Department. He has been working in the Athens News Agency Macedonian Press Agency (ANA-MPA) since 1988. He has conducted dozens of journalistic missions around the world and has taken hundreds of interviews. He has been President & CEO of Athens News Agency Macedonian Press Agency (ANA-MPA) since 2015.