Participants Panel 2: Lectures and Presentations

Participants of the Lectures and Presentations - Public Value and Migrant Media Production


Key Note: Helmut Peissl (VFRÖ)

Public Value and Migrant Media Production

Journalist and communication engineer, holds a MA in Communication and Media Science. 1997 – 2000 general manager of the bilingual Radio AGORA in Klagenfurt/Celovec. 2000 – 2004 editor of the monthly radio magazine “Europe from down below”. Since 2001 President of the Austrian Community Radio Federation (VFRÖ) and Vice-President of the Community Media Forum Europe (CMFE). Worked as expert for the Council of Europe’s report on “Regional Media and transfrontier co-operation” and author of a comparative study for the Austrian media authorities on Community media policy in five European countries.



Michael Gams (Radio FRO 105.0 MHz)

*1984, editor in chief of the information magazine FROzine and public relations officer of Radio FRO in Linz, Upper Austria. Studied communications science from 2003 until 2009 in Salzburg and Ottawa, Canada. Worked in the editorial office of “Radiofabrik”, a community radio based in the city of Salzburg and for “Kuratorium für Journalistenausbildung” – KfJ, the Austrian Journalism Training Association.  2009, he managed the project “Radiodialoge” in Linz and built up an editorial team of volunteers with different cultural backgrounds. They produced radio shows focused on migration and diversity. 2010, this project was adapted and is now named “migRadio” ( It runs as bimonthly radio show within FROzine. In August 2009, he was one of 26 young Austrian journalists, who participated in the project “Eurotours2010” – how does Europe deal with migration? Michael Gams travelled to Poland and reported about migration and integration in Polish media. (


 Konrad Mitschka (ORF)

*1969, journalist, lecturer (University of Vienna, diverse Universities of applied science). Works in the public-value office of the ORF and is responsible for the public value report of the ORF. HE published several books, e.g. “Wandelwörter” or “Ein Jahrhundert Österreich”


Rui Monteiro (Indvandrer TV)

Director and Editor in chief of Indvandrer TV (multicultural TV), Radio Bazar (multicultural radio) and BUT (Children and Youth TV). Co-founder of Indvandrer TV (1997), founder of Radio Bazar (2005) and BUT (2009). Chairman of LTVS (Danisch National organisation of local TV stations and media – and film workshops), Chairman of NORDSAM (Nordic Multiethnic Media Association) and co-founder and member of the board of CMFE (Community Media Forum Europe.

  Olivera Stajic (

* 1979 in Vienna, grew up in Bosnia; living in Vienna since May 1992 Vienna where she studied history and journalism and communication sciences .While studying various internships in media and publishing companies. From 2005 to 2007 editor at From 2007 to 2009 editor at Telekom Press and the pfm magazine (finally as chief editor). Since December 2009 editorial director of ( and freelance editor for the magazine KOSMO.


Cristiane Tasinato (Migrazine)

Cristiane Tasinato, sociologist and postgraduated in Environmental Studies at the University of Sao Paulo, was born in 1971 in Brazil, where she worked with “favelas” re-urbanisation projects. She is currently coordinator and co-editor of Austria’s online feminist magazine “” and takes part in various EU-funded projects to raise awareness about women and immigrants discrimination issues and racism.



 Alexander Vojvoda (Radio FRO 105.0 MHz)

Born in 1981. From 1998 – 2003 editor of various broadcasting shows, from 2008  – 2009 coordinator of media trainings and since 2009 programme manager and project coordinator at the local community radio in Linz (Radio FRO). Member of the board of the Federation of Free Radios Austria (VFRÖ). Member of “Meta – D.O.N.” and collaborator to “Klub Affenkraft” (Vienna, Zurich, Hildesheim). Currently he is working on the exhibition “Schreiben für den Fortschritt – Die Feuilletons der Arbeiterzeitung” and on the project “New[B]order” dealing with transition processes and workers struggle in Former Yugoslavia and Eastern Europe.



Vina Yun (Migrazine)

A Freelance writer and editor based in Vienna. Seh is co-editor of Austria's feminist monthly “an.schläge” ( and the online magazine “”. Among other things, her interests cover feminist and queer theories and politics as well as antiracist practices.


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