Dr. Andres Jõesaar has a long experience in the media and telecom industries, especially on the management, content side and media research. In the 90s he was one of the founding members of the private television channel RTV and the general director of the commercial broadcaster TV3. From 2000 - 2011 he was the director for the content services in the Estonian branch of the Tele2. Between 2000-2012. Jõesaar has been the chairman of the Council of the Estonian Public Broadcasting. He has been a member and chair of several Council of Europe’s and OSCE expert groups. During 2011-2018 he was head of media research department at the Estonian Public Broadcasting.

Main tasks

Vice-Rector for Creative Activities and Cooperation

head of media and communication studies

Areas of research

crossmedia, crossmedia storytelling

transmedia production

media management, media economy

media policy, including

media (incl television, radio ...)