Born on May 21, 1948 in Plovdiv. Married, has one daughter.
Completed the English language high school in Plovdiv. Graduated in International Economic Relations from the Economic University in Varna. Worked in the Committee on Tourism. Reporter in the Bulgarian Telegraph Agency (BTA) 1976. Correspondent of the BTA in Athens 1977-83 and 1988-92. Head of the Balkan Countries department of the BTA. Deputy editor-in-chief and editor-in-chief of International Information office of BTA 1984-88. Reporter in the Balkan Information office of BTA. Head of the Analyses department of 24 Chasa daily 1993-95. Member of the Union of Bulgarian Journalists.
Director general of the Bulgarian National Radio since June 1995.