He graduated from Ege University Vocational School of Press (Faculty of Communication) Journalism Department in 1987. He conducted interviews for various magazines during his school years. He started his journalism career at ANKA News Agency.
Starting from 1988, he worked at Dünya Newspaper as reporter, news director and Izmir Representative. With the guidance of the newspaper’s founder Nezih Demirkent, he started writing agriculture columns in 1996 and has since specialized in this area.
He worked as a consultant for the Bu Toprağın Sesi program broadcasted uninterruptedly for 22 years on TRT.
He gave “Newspaper Journalism” and “News Evaluation” lectures for five years at Ege University Faculty of Communication, his school of graduation.
He served as Vice President for four years at Izmir Journalists Association.
He was chosen the “Journalist of the Year” in News and Economy in 2010 by the Turkish Journalists Association. He has various awards including the Turkish Journalists Association Nezih Demirkent Special Award, Izmir Journalists Association Hasan Tahsin Award and other awards received thanks to his economy journalism and agricultural writings.
In addition to column, news, commentary and research writing on Dünya Newspaper, he serves as the Editorial Director of the 4 Mevsim Agriculture Magazine.