Robert works as Communications and Outreach Officer for the Democracy Institute and as Editor of the Review of Democracy. He is also a Consultant at the Media and Journalism Research Center. Previously, he served as Outreach Coordinator for the Center for Media, Data and Society where he was responsible for the communication and dissemination of the Center's projects, programs and publications, and also participated in research projects like Journalism Breakthroughs or the Strengthening Quality News and Independent Journalism in the Western Balkans.
Prior to joining CEU, he had a 15-year-long career in journalism, focusing mostly on covering international news. He worked for different Hungarian TV stations and online media outlets in various positions ranging from journalist to senior editor and news producer. Then he also served as Content Project Manager for the European Maccabi Games 2019, a Media and Communications Consultant at Minority Rights Group Europe, and guest lecturer at the Department of Media and Communication at ELTE.
Robert graduated in History and in Media Studies at the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) in Budapest, then obtained an MA in Sociology and Social Anthropology at CEU.