Panos Haritos began a working relationship with Athens News Agency in 1997. The same year he start working for ERT (Hellenic Radio Television) and he worked as well for International Media as BBC and Deuche Welle.
Over the past 12 years, Panos Haritos he has covered a variety of events including, civil conflicts and political crisis in Balkans, Mid East, west-Central-North Africa, China, South Asia. First assignment took place in Georgia (1994) for the civil war and the crisis with Abkhazia. The same year he travel to Azerbaijan and Armenia for the aftermaths of the earthquake. Two years later he cross from Tanzania in to Zaire 1996 (today Democratic Republic of Congo) and he covered the civil war, March of 1997 he set up the first office of Athens News Agency in Albania and he cover the Pyramid Schemes story and the Kosovo war, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan the second Gulf war and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since the beginning of the Second intifada (September 2000), the 2006 war in Lebanon, the internal conflict in 2007 at the same place and the Palestinian conflict between Hamas-Fatah in Gaza 2007.
He received several prestigious awards for his work in Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, Kosovo, Lebanon and Iraq. The year 2004 he received the most prestigious Greek journalistic prize, the Botsis Foundation Award, from the President of the Greek Republic, Mr. Carolos Papoulias.