Marc Gruber

Based in Strasbourg (F), Marc is currently independent media expert for various organisations including the Council of Europe and the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ). He worked at the Brussels-based secretariat of the EFJ between 2001 and 2014. He dealt with European media policies in relation with the EU institutions, the Council of Europe and the journalists’ organisations across the continent, with a particular focus on social dialogue in the EU and press freedom in Eastern Europe. In 2015-2017 he was Head of communication and press relations at the Eurodistrict Strasbourg-Ortenau, a Franco-German cooperation organisation. He also worked as a freelance journalist in 2014-2015. His academic background is political sciences, communication and international relations.