Gökhan Gültekin KARAKAŞ,



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Short CV

He was born in Istanbul in 1974. After finishing Kabataş High School, he graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Communication Journalism Department in 1996. After working in the news services of Sabah, Hürriyet ve Star Newspapers, he moved to Milliyet Newspaper, where he still works, in 2003. Karakaş, whose main duty in Milliyet Newspaper was to follow the President and Prime Minister, to evaluate daily events and to produce special news, completed his 20th year in 2014 and received his press card. Karakaş follow events, which are occurring in various cities of Turkey, such as meteor falls in Bingöl, Manisa-Soma mining disaster, Artvin-Hopa flood disaster, refugee camp in Izmir-Dikili on behalf of the organization. He also participates in interviews and conferences on journalism at various universities and high schools. Karakaş, who is closely interested in interns correspondents to emphasize the importance of academic education in journalism, met the underwater and sea world while reporting the current and social events and transferring them to the public with his photographs. Gökhan Gültekin Karakaş dives in various points of Turkey since 15 years and is trying to develop the underwater photography. He speaks to scientists, non-governmental organizations, academics and bureaucrats to spread the marine culture and protect the underwater life. He aims to inform the public by making news not only for the marine ecosystem of our country but also for the protection of the living life in all wetlands. Karakaş, who is the only civilian in the TCG Gediz frigate during the trip to Japan (Ertuğrul Martyrs Remembrance-2015), one of the longest voyages of the Turkish Navy, is also developing himself on the policies of Antarctica, global warming, Eurasia, Russia and China. He is Turkey Journalists' Society Member, Turkey Underwater Sports Federation (TSSF) Press officer volunteer board, Search and Rescue Volunteer at Sea (DAK / SAR), Member of the Safety Association at Sea, Respect for the Deep Dive Community Vice President, Motobahriye Motorcycle Club Vice President, TSSF / CMAS 3 star diver, Amateur Underwater Photographer and Amateur Yacht Captain.

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Education Status & Academic Titles

Education and Training Activities

  1. Polis Adliye Haberciliği, (Undergraduate Degree / 2022-2023 Bahar)
  2. Polis Adliye Muhabirliği, (Undergraduate Degree / 2022-2023 Güz)