Plamen Starev is born in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. He is Master of Arts and Bachelor in Philosophy.
In 1980, Plamen starts working as a reporter for one of the biggest Bulgarian daily newspapers “Narodna Mladez”. In 1989 he was named deputy Editor-in-chief of the newspaper after has worked on all levels of professional journalistic.
In 1992, he founded and became Editor-in-chief of one of the first private newspapers in Bulgaria “Standart-Weekend”, a weekly edition for leisure and tourism.
In 1993, he founded and became director of “Diabet” newspaper - a monthly issue for people suffering from diabetes.
Also in 1993 he is the organiser of the biggest private regatta in the county Yacht-Weekend.
Plamen is an author of more than 3,000 publications in Bulgarian and foreign media.
In 1994 he founded WeekPRess – the first public relations agency in Bulgaria.
Plamen is a General Secretary of Bulgarian Association of Travel Writers and Journalists. Member of the Bulgarian Union of Journalists. Since 1994 he is a member of the Board of Directors at FIJET - World Federation of Travel Writers and Journalists. From this year Plamen is a Chairman of the Golden Apple International Committee.