TVR (Romanian State TV) launches the news website TVRinfo.ro, a complex informational products that aims to deliver news and to aggregate and put more value on all info & current affairs content TVR is generating, no matter it is news, interviews, debates, reportage or investigations.
Launched under the slogan “Here are the news”, TVRinfo.ro aims to become the main source of quality news in Romania, with the mission to satisfy public’s need of relevant, non-tabloid and real time updated information. The website also aligns with an important change in media consumption in Romania: there are 8 million internet consumers, from which 4.7M have Facebook accounts (according to multiple studies). This is the reason why TVRInfo will have a strong presence in social media, managed directly by website’s editors.
The Editor-In-Chief of the website is Teodor Tita, journalist with over 12 years of experience in press and media management (BBC, Dilema, Decât o Revistă, Realitatea Media, Hotnews/Contributors.ro). Alexandra Badicioiu-Matei is the Deputy Editor-In-Chief and she has herself an extensive experience in journalism, with 10 years of career at Cotidianul, realitatea.net and Ziarul Financiar.
Tvrinfo.ro is developed in partnership with Publyo, that was chosen following an offer selection organized at the end of last year. The cost for project development and web development, together with technical evaluation and maintainance for a 4 years period, is of Euro 14,600.