The Faculty of Journalism and Mass Communication of Sofia University "St. Kl. Ohridski", the academic community of media and communication in Bulgaria, journalists, media professionals and professional organizations founded the Academic Club for Media Support.

Colleagues interested in joining the Academic Media Support Club in Bulgaria can apply here.

Aims and objectives:

  •     To unite the efforts of academics, researchers and media for ethical and objective journalism;
  •     To assist public media in Bulgaria in fulfilling their public mission;
  •     Observations, analysis and research on the media environment in Bulgaria;
  •     Organizing initiatives that support the efforts of journalists to change the environment and create a quality media product;
  •     Responding to media crises;
  •     Collaborating with journalists and media organisations on violations of media freedom and institutional pressure on journalists;
  •     Countering phenomena and cases of corrupt relations between PR and media.

The first event of the club is a Round Table on Public Media in Bulgaria - Governance, Programming Policies, Funding and Regulation. The Round Table is part of the periodic discussions to be organized by the Academic Club for Media Support in Bulgaria.


Prof. Dr. Veselina Valkanova

Prof. Dr. Efrem Efremov

Prof. Dr. Nikolay Mikhailov

Prof. Dr. Totka Monova

Prof.Dsc. Andreana Eftimova

Prof. Dr. Lilia Raicheva

Prof. Dr. Maria Neykova

Assoc. Prof. Georgi Lozanov

Dr. Aneta Milkova

Dr. Ilija Valkov

Dr. Irina Velichkova

Prof. Dr. Danail Danov

Prof. Dr. Zdravka Konstantinova

Prof. Ivan Genchev

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yuri Prodanov

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Svetlana Stankova

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Orlin Spasov

Bogomila Koleva

Rumyana Vakarelska

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Milena Tsvetkova

Prof. Diana Genova

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mila Serafimova

Dr. Olya Stoyanova

Dr. Nihal Yozergan