Mete Azizoglu, born in 1979, Kyrenia, began his professional life as a journalist at Bayrak Radio and Television Corporation in 1999. He has completed variuos courses in journalism at different institutions. He has worked at different production companies as a director of photography and a director for many years. He was part of the production team for North Cyprus’ first feature-length film in 2007. He is the founder of Umut-Ruzgar Media and News Agency which was established in 2016. He managed to launch the very first on-line site publishing news in Greek and English, ‘The Voice of the Island’, in North Cyprus in the same year. He has taken different roles with many different associations and organisations to develop bicommunal projects. He is married and has two sons.