Florian Petrica

Lecturer, Dr., Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Bucharest

Florian Petrica

Florian Petrica is a lecturer at the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Sciences, Bucharest University and commentator of the Eurosport pan-European television.

He is currently joining Play The Game at the "SGO2017" EU Erasmus + project on good governance in national sports federations. He also collaborated with Play The Game for the International Sport Press Survey 2005 and 2011.

For 24 years he has worked as a TV journalist, both as a presenter and sports commentator, as well as a presenter and anchor of news broadcasts, at some of the most important Romanian televisions.

Florian Petrica was awarded the doctoral degree at the National University of Physical Education and Sports in Bucharest with the thesis entitled "Media Strategies for Promoting Sport Values" in 2010.

In the summer of 2017 he published the volume Sports, Superstars, Media, focused on the reflection of sports values in the Romanian sports press.

Research activity
The “SGO2017” EU Erasmus+ project on good governance in national sport federations

The Romanian sport press - data analysis for International Sports Press Survey 2011

The Romanian sport press - data analysis for International Sports Press Survey 2005

Books
Sport, Superstaruri, Mass-media – Editura Universitatii din Bucuresti, Bucuresti, 2017

Relevant articles
“Aspects Concerning the Content Particularities of the Romanian Sports Press” – in Romanian Journal of Journalism and Communication, 2011, issue 2, 45-58
https://econpapers.repec.org/article/fojjournl/y_3a2011_3ai_3a2_3ap_3a45-58.htm

“Stilul Kinestezic, Valoare Specifică Sportului” – in Discobolul – Revista UNEFS de cultură, educaţie, sport şi kinetoterapie Anul VI nr.4 (22) 2010, 24-29 http://www.unefs.ro/discobolulmagazine/extenso/2010/Discobolul_4_2010_extenso.pdf

The media: a threat to the values of sport?, Sport and Citizenship, no. 14, 2011, 13 http://en.calameo.com/read/0007615855244f631fabb

International conference presentations
“Sport's overlooked value: The Kinesthetic style” - Play the Game, Coventry, 2009

“Defending the game - Journalism for sports values” - Play the Game, Copenhagen, 2005

Education:
2010 – Doctoral degree at National University of Physical Education and Sport with the thesis: “Media strategies with regard to promoting sports values”

2002 - Master in Sports Management at Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi

2001 - Postgraduate studies in journalism at Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies 

1995 – Graduation at National Academy of Sports and Physical Education of Bucharest

Work experience:
Since 2017 Lecturer at the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Bucharest.

Since 2004 Eurosport commentator

Career History
2005-2017 Associate professor at the Faculty of Journalism and Communication Studies, University of Bucharest.

2011-2017 TV Journalist at Romanian Public Television, TVR. News anchor for special editions at News Department

2006-2011Editor in chief at Sports Department of The Money Channel, Realitatea Media

2003 - 2006 Editor in chief at National TV/ Sports Department

2002 – 2003 Editor in chief at Telesport

1995 – 2001 Sports caster and news presenter at PRO TV

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