Josef Barth

Citizen in Österreich

Communication strategist and former journalist.

25 years in communication and journalism: more than a decade running a communications consultancy in Vienna, and more than a another decade in journalism prior to that.

Awarded with the Austrian State Prize for Public Relations, the Award for Freedom of the Press and the Democracy Award of the Lupac-foundation at the Austrian Parliament; furthermore the German Award for Online Communication in Berlin. Organized the Austrian journalism conference for five years, served as a chairman of the Freedom of Information-Forum and was a long standing member of the National Ethics Committee for Public Relations.

Most recently: Puting efforts in setting up a democracy foundation for projects supporting the rule of law.

Teaching at the University of Vienna and the Danube Private University focussing on current developments in journalism, media and political communication and the role of information in democracy.

  • Work
    • Strategic Communication