Tasos Telloglou

Tasos Telloglou

Tasos Telloglou is on of the leading investigative reporters of Greece and Co-Anchor of The New Files.

Tasos Telloglou is an investigative reporter, Anchor of “The New Files” newsmagazine aired by SKAI TV, Greece and regular contributor of the daily “Kathimerini” and www.protagon.gr. Telloglou served as “The Files” Editor-in-Chief until 2007. During the season 2007-8 Telloglou was awarded the Best Report of the Year Award for his cross-border investigation on the SIEMENS slush-funds. Two years earlier he was nominated for the same award for his investigation into the fallout from the unchecked use of pesticides. In 1996 he had won the Best Report of the year award for the first time for his revealing report on working conditions in a Greek power plant. Prior to “The Files” Telloglou hosted the program “Kokkino Pani” (“Red Flag”) on ANTENNA TV, and the monthly documentary series “Monitor” and “Striptease” which were broadcast on NET. The program “Striptease” was awarded the Best Program on Social Issues Award in 2003 as well as received an international award in a relevant category. Tasos Telloglou appeared on Greek television along with chief-anchor of “The Files” Alexis Papahelas and journalist Pavlos Tsimas in 1998 on the program “Mavro Kouti” (Black Box). In 1999 this cooperation led to another television award for Outstanding Newsprogram.

During the 1990s Telloglou worked as a foreign correspondent for the newspaper “KATHIMERINI” in Germany as well as the television network MEGA. During the same period he covered the Balkan Crisis for Greek television. Tasos Telloglou began his career as a reporter for the newspaper “I PROTI” in 1986. Since then he has written articles for numerous publications including the newspaper “TO VIMA” and the free press weekly “Athens Voice”. Telloglou has studied Law and Literature in Athens and Berlin. In 1996 he wrote his first book, German Politics in the Yugoslav Setting (Polis), in 2002 he co-authored File November 17 (ESTIA) with Alexis Papahelas and in 2004 he wrote The City of The Games (ESTIA). His most recent book was published in December 2009 entitled The Network (SKAI).