Event Speaker: George Mouchtaridis (GR)
With more than 25 years working for radio stations, creator of the successful Kosmos 93.6 and Pepper 9,66, George Mouchtaridis began his career as a journalist. Born in Athens, he studied Management – Economics and Translation at the British Council. He was a music critic and interviewed many Greek and foreign artists for “HXOS & HI-FI” as well as music editor for “7 Imeres”, “Ikones” and “7” of the Kyriakatiki Eleftherotypia. G.M. also worked in the production and organising of festivals and music events like Womad, Kosmos Festival, River Party e.tc.. His radio career began in the 4th program of the state radio station and afterwards he crossed over to private radio stations like Pop fm 92,4 and Rythmos 101,1. For the last 15 years he is a music producer and general manager of ERT’s Kosmos 93,6 and Pepper 96.6, which he created from scratch. He has released 5 compilations, entitled “Τhe bright side of the road”. What he enjoys more than anything, is his morning 2hour radio show (Pepper 96.6).