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Mladen Petkov Communication (PhD)

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MA, Communication, Wake Forest University; MA, Broadcast Journalism, University of Westminster, London, UK; BA, Social Work, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Mladen Petkov (mluh-DEN peht-KOV) is a PhD student at the School of Communication. His interest research is in the field of media sociology with a focus on roles of journalists in Central and Eastern Europe in the context of disinformation. Mladen has several years of newsroom experience in the United States and Bulgaria. He is currently practicing journalist for Bulgarian National Radio, a public broadcaster. Mladen has been telling stories about various communities around the U.S., reporting from the White House, and producing special programs on election campaigns, social justice, press freedom, and jazz music.