Božo Skoko

PhD Božo Skoko

Božo Skoko is an professor at the Faculty of Political Science of the University of Zagreb, where he is head of the Public Relations study program, as well as teaches courses on corporate communications. His scientific interests are: public relations and communications, international relations, national identity and image, as well as media. He is the co-founder of Millenium promocija, one of the leading Croatian public relations agencies. He is a long-time strategic communications consultant. He is a former journalist and editor with Croatian Television. He is the author of five books and over forty scientific papers on public relations, the media and managing the identity and image of Croatia. He is a columnist with the daily newspaper Večernji list.
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Biography

Bozo Skoko
Personal information:
Date of birth: 26 February 1976
Place of birth: Ljubuški, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Education and academic degrees:
2008

Received his doctorate at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb (mentor: Prof. Dr. Ivan Šiber).

2003

Received his master's degree at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb (mentor: Prof. Dr. Radovan Vukadinović).

1999

Graduated in Journalism at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb.

Employment:
2014 -

Professor at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb

2011 - Head of the Public Relations postgraduate specialist programme.
2009 - Professor at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb - Public Relations course.
2007-2009

Assistant at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb - Public Relations course. Junior research assistant on the project entitled The Public, the Elite, the Media and the Communications Strategy of Croatia's Accession to the EU.

2001-2006

Assistant at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb. Junior research assistant on the project entitled The Media and Society.

1997-2002

Journalist and editor at Croatian Television (national public broadcaster).

2000 - 2002

Director at Millenium promocija, a public relations agency.

Additional professional activities:
2010-2011 Guest professor in the Department of Communicology of the University of Dubrovnik for the courses Public Relations Techniques and Public Relations Strategies.
2009-2010 Guest professor in the Diplomacy and Diplomatic Communications postgraduate specialist programme at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Mostar for the course Country Identity and Image Management.
2006 -

Consultant for strategic communications projects for the Millenium promocija public relations agency.

2006-2008

Advisor on the TEMPUS project entitled Establishment of Public Relations Offices at Croatian Universities (PRO-CRO).

2006 -

Guest lecturer at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Croatia.

2005-2006

Guest lecturer for the Managing Public Relations course at the postgraduate specialist interdisciplinary programme entitled Regional Cooperation and Integration into the European Union at the Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek.

2005-2006

Deputy head of the Strategic Committee of Public Relations Agencies Consortium of the Delegation of the European Commission to Croatia.

2001-2008

Correspondent for Federal Television in Sarajevo and Radio New York (Croatian programme).

Awards and recognitions:

2011

Grand PRix Award – annual Croatian Public Relations Association award for contribution to the development of the public relations profession.

1997

Rector's Award for work in the area of international political relations.

1995

Rector's Award for work in the area of history of journalism.