Lucian Bălănuță works as a radio journalist and as an assistant professor at the Faculty of Letters – Journalism and Communication Sciences from the University “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iasi, Romania. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Political Science.
With over 10 years of experience, since the beginning of his academic formation, he has worked as a journalist for different media outlets. He is currently a news editor at Radio Romania Iasi – regional public radio – with previous experiences at Radio France Internationale Romania and Radio EuropaFM.
Expressions of his interest and performances in foreign affairs related issues are three of his most important achievements – “EU Journalist Award 2010”, “European Parliament Prize for Journalism 2011” and „European Reporter 2012” – all of them as a national winner.