Power of Happiness

Fatih Türkmenoğlu

MC, TV Journalist and Producer, Author

Fatih Türkmenoğlu received a Psychological Counseling degree from Bogazici University and completed a graduate program on Human Resources Management at NYU.

Türkmenoğlu is the producer and host of CNN Turk daily/weekly shows, “Sahil Günlüğü” and “Hayat Gezince Güzel”. He also writes regularly for leading newspapers and magazines.

For the past 16 years he has worked for various media including CNN International and interviewed many international celebrities such as Glafkos Klerides, Liza Minelli, Hillary Clinton, Aga Khan, Yo Yo Ma, Magic Johnson, Sophia Loren, Carla Bruni; and travelled to more than 60 countries, in pursuing countless stories. In 1999 his report was awarded as “World Report Contributor’s Award” by CNN International.

A former holder of the prestigious Knight-Wallace journalism fellowship in University of Michigan, he is the author of several books in English and Turkish, the most recent being 101 Must-See Places in Turkey. He coaches on “Presentation Techniques” and “Media Communication”.

He often emcees at special events and conferences in Turkish, English and French. In 2012 he officially hosted not only private sector events but also major civil and governmental conferences including the World Political Forum, EU Ministry Events, European People Management Conference etc.