Emre Kızılkaya

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Emre Kızılkaya (6 July 1982, Istanbul) is a Turkish journalist based in Istanbul, currently working as the digital news coordinator of the leading Turkish daily Hürriyet and as the Vice President of the National Committee at the Vienna-based International Press Institute.[1]

He has been the managing editor of the Hürriyet Daily News, the English-language edition of Hürriyet in 2014 and 2015.

He is a regular contributor for Al-Monitor[2] and The Huffington Post.[3][4] His personal blog, The Istanbulian, is the first English-language blog of a Turkish journalist who works for a major newspaper.[5]

Kızılkaya has been extensively interviewed and quoted by the international media, including The New York Times[6] ,[7] CNN,[8] BBC,[9] Reuters,[10] Agence France-Presse,[11] Associated Press,[12] Corriere della Sera,[13] Le Figaro,[14] Le Nouvel Observateur,[15] Süddeutsche Zeitung,[16] Asahi Shimbun,[17] South China Morning Post,[18] Asia Times,[19] The Scotsman,[20] Russia Today,[21] The Intercept,[22] Yedioth Ahronoth[23] and Al Jazeera.[24]

Numerous dignitaries that Kızılkaya interviewed for Hürriyet include international leaders like United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon[25] and NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen;[26] presidents like Moshe Katsav[27] and Moncef Marzouki;[28] Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi;[29] prime ministers like Gerhard Schröder[30] and Jyrki Katainen;[31] foreign ministers like Ahmet Davutoğlu[32] and Walid Muallem;[33] European figures like Olli Rehn[34] and Christian Engström;[35] scholars like Daron Acemoğlu[36] and Guenter Lewy;[37] authors like John Ralston Saul[38] and Joseph O'Neill.[39]

Since 2003, Kızılkaya has also been contributing to various magazines, including Hürriyet Tarih, a weekly Turkish magazine on popular history in which more than eighty of his articles were published until 2006. He is the Turkish translator of Angels and Jesus' Son, two books by Denis Johnson.

Kızılkaya has a B.A degree in Political Science and International Relations from Istanbul University and an M.A degree in Journalism from Marmara University. His dissertation was about ideology, discourse and narrative in New Media.


  1. ^ "South East Europe Media Organisation;". seemo.org. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Emre Kizilkaya for Al-Monitor;". Al-Monitor. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "Emre Kizilkaya for the Huffington Post;". huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 12 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "Relief, And Fear, Grip Turkey After Bloody Coup Attempt ;". huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Istanbulian;". blogspot.com. Retrieved 20 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "Turkish Game Show Pulled After Hinting at Corruption Scandal;". The New York Times;. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "More Coverage: Coup Attempt in Turkey;". The New York Times;. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  8. ^ "Watch CNN Turk's final moments on air before soldiers shut it down". CNN;. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  9. ^ "Media Plurality Review; Leveson Inquiry;". The Media Show on BBC 4;. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  10. ^ "In Istanbul, a mosque fit for a sultan;". Reuters. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  11. ^ "Turkey's media reels after 'nightmare' of coup;". AFP. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  12. ^ "Journalists face threat of terror charges for reporting;". AP. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  13. ^ "Turchia: sesso, cocktail e tabù Giovane scrittrice fa scandalo;". Corriere della Sera. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  14. ^ "Turquie : les partisans d'Erdogan célèbrent l'échec du putsch;". Le Figaro. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  15. ^ "La réponse d'Ankara pourrait encore plus déstabiliser l'Irak;". Le Nouvel Observateur. Archived from the original on 5 January 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2008. 
  16. ^ "Wasserattacke auf türkische Reporterin;". Süddeutsche Zeitung. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  17. ^ "撃つことためらうな」 地元記者が緊迫の様子語る;". Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  18. ^ "Turkey weighs up tenders for defence system;". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  19. ^ "Turkey: The odd man in;". Asia Times. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  20. ^ "New ‘player’ in Middle East may be caught up in a dangerous game;". The Scotsman. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  21. ^ "Military take media hostages at Hurriyet, CNN Turk offices – reports;". Russia Today. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  22. ^ "Turkey’s President Survives Coup Attempt, Thanks in Part to Social Media He So Despises;". The Intercept. Retrieved 17 July 2016. 
  23. ^ "שיחות מטורקיה: המפגינים באים מכל הזרמים;". Yedioth Ahronoth. Retrieved 20 October 2013. 
  24. ^ "Journalists decry lack of press freedom in Turkey ;". Al Jazeera. Retrieved 10 March 2015. 
  25. ^ "Suriye’de şiddeti 300 gözlemcimiz durduramaz". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  26. ^ "Amacımız (uçak değil) tansiyon düşürmek". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  27. ^ "Erdoğan’ın telefonu Şaron’u iyileştirdi". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  28. ^ "Parlamenter sistemle de diktatörlük gelebilir". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  29. ^ "Biri Irak’ı gözetliyor". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  30. ^ "O cinayetlerde polis hata yaptı". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  31. ^ "Süpergüçten ders aldık". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  32. ^ "Bakanla cevapciçi". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  33. ^ "Aramızı kardeşler bozdu". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  34. ^ "Devre arasındayız". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  35. ^ "Türkler YouTube için AİHM’ye gitmeli". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  36. ^ "Türkiye kollarından biri bağlı koşuyor". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  37. ^ "Soykırım yalandır". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  38. ^ "Türkiye yanlış yöne kayıyor". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  39. ^ "İçimizdeki İrlandalı". Hurriyet. Turkey. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 

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