New Skills for the Next Generation of Journalists


dr. Jan Tomandl

Czech News Agency

Fields of Research: 

Public relations, journalism and crisis communication

Jan Tomandl, Czech Republic, has been working in the media since 2001. He started in the dailies Den and Rovnost. He joined the Czech News Agency (ČTK) in 2006 and currently works as the head of its Brno branch. He is a member of the Regional Council of the Syndicate of Journalists. He teaches vocational training courses at the ČTK Academy in Prague. He lectures externally at the Masaryk University in Brno. In the past, he also taught at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno. He is the author or co-author of three books on public relations, journalism and crisis communication.