Nikos Chatzinikolaou started working as a journalist in 1983 in the newspaper “MESIMVRINI”. In 1984, he received the “Botsi” award for journalism. He collaborates with the Sunday edition of the newspaper “Akropolis”, the newspaper “Ethnos” and the magazines “ENA” and “STATUS”. In 1987, he started working for the newly founded radio “ATHINA 9,84”. At the same time he became a member of the founding committee of the station. In 1989, he started his collaboration with MEGA TV station. From 1998 until 2003 he was General Director of the News and Information department of the station. From 2003 until 2007, he collaborated with ALPHA TV Station, at first as Executive Vice President and General Director of News and Information department and later, as Chairman and C.E.O. From April 2007 until October 2011 he collaborates with ALTER TV station. In September 2007 he founded «Real Group», along with Andreas Kouris. Since January 2017, he is the anchorman of the main news edition of ANT1 TV Station. Nikos Chatzinikolaou is a board member of European Newspaper Publishers Association (ENPA).