Emin Akkor was born in 1975 in Famagusta. He started his journalism career as a reporter in 1994 in Halkın Sesi where he also worked as Editor-in-Chief. He served as the editor-in-chief of Kıbrıs newspaper, and currently he is the editor-in-chief of Kıbrıs Net Haber online newspaper. He served as chairman of the board of directors at TAK Agency (Turkish News Agency Cyprus). He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Cypriot Journalists Union. He completed his PhD in the Communication and Media Studies Department of the Near East University with his thesis on ‘The Role of the Press in the Construction of National Identity in Cyprus’. Since 2005, he has been lecturing on journalism for communications departments.