Michael Peters

Euronews names chief product officer

International news channel Euronews has named Dorota Smaggia as chief product officer and appointed her as a member of the company’s executive board.  Smaggia, who joined Euronews in 2010, previously launched the social video platform Unruly in France and has also worked for news video aggregator Akamedia, music platform Jamendo, Medialive and XtraMusic. “Euronews is […]

Euronews claims record YouTube figures

Euronews logged record YouTube viewing figures in 2013, claiming a 160% rise in viewing figures over the year and 13.6 million uniques in December.  The international news channel claimed the figures establish it as “the world’s number one news media on YouTube” – less than a year after Euronews CEO Michael Peters announced the firm’s […]

Euronews to launch pan-African news network

Euronews has unveiled plans to launch what it claims will be the first pan-African rolling news channel, Africanews.  The bi-lingual network is slated to go live in summer 2015 in partnership with the national television channel of the Republic of the Congo, Télé Congo. The channel will launch in French and English, with other languages […]

Euronews opens Budapest office

International news channel Euronews has officially opened its new facility in Budapest. The Hungarian newsroom is now producting international news content for Euronews’ TV, web, app and social media platforms. The office was officially opened by Euronews CEO Michael Peters, editorial director Lucian Sârb and Euronews Hungarian service chief Attila Kert yesterday. Euronews is the […]