The journalists Claudiu Pandaru – Mediafax Group and Cristian Hostiuc (Ziarul Financiar) won’t be present anymore in Pro TV’s show “After 20 years”.
According to info received by Paginademedia.ro, the 2 journalists were announced yesterday by Gabriela Popescu, Pro TV news chief, that they won’t be part of Sunday talk-show anylonger.
Contacted by paginademedia.ro, Lucia Antal, PR & Marketing Manager Pro TV, said that the show will continue and that, in the studio, together with Cristian Leonte, will be present different journalists, depending on show’s guests.
Lucia Antal, for paginademedia.ro: „Show’s format has Cristian Leonte as host, together with journalists that are guests in the studio. There will be different journalists invited, depeding on the guest”
Claudiu Pandaru is editorial director Mediafax Group, while Cristian Hostiuc is editorial director Ziarului Financiar. Mediafax Group is owned by Adrian Sarbu, former Pro TV chief.
After 20 years is one of the most watched talk-shows in Romania and had, in March, around 300,000 viewers per edition in urban areas (2,9 rtg).
Show’s formula included Cristian Leonte – host and Claudiu Pandaru and Cristian Hostiuc – permanent guests and journalists that were interviewing the personalities invited in the show.
“We were permanent guests since the beginning of the show. We were present as editorial directors at Mediafax Group, respectively at Ziarul Financiar”, Pandaru said. “We don’t know the reasons (the decision was made – n.r.). It is their decision”, he added.
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