Dimitris Petrovits was born in 1962 in Alexandroupolis, Evros. He graduated in 1980 from the 1st High School of Alexandroupolis and studied Journalism in Athens, where he graduated with a scholarship in 1984.
Alongside his studies, he worked as a trainee journalist at Athenian daily newspapers and served as Public Relations and Communication Consulting Agency affiliate. After his military service, he worked at the daily newspaper "EPARXIAKOS TYPOS» in Alexandroupolis. From 1988 to 2010 was editor-in-chief of the daily newspaper ELEFTHERI THRAKI. From 1986 to 2010 he was also correspondent in Thrace for many Athenian newspapers (Eleftheros Typos, Apogeymatini, Ethnos, Kathimerini, Adesmeftos Typos, Eleftheros, Mesimvrini, 24 ORES, Epikairotita), the International News Agency Associated Press and the Athens – Macedonian News Agency. He has worked in the Hellenic Radio in Orestiada and Komotini. He was also a correspondent of the Hellenic Radio 2 the period 1992- 1998. He worked in ERTA TV for ten years and then as News Director and moderator emissions policies in TV THRAKI NET. In the period 1991-2003 he was in charge of the Press Office of Repatriated Foundation (EIYAPOE), for the region of Macedonia – Thrace based in Alexandroupolis. He is a member of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
In 2004, he received the Journalism Award from the Botsis Foundation for highlighting issues of Thrace and the contribution to the development of Press in the frontier of Greece. Since 2012 he is a member of the European Committee of the Regions. In the regional elections of 2014, he has been elected as Deputy Governor in the Evros Prefecture of the East Macedonia Thrace Region. He is serving in this position since September 1st 2014, after his 2019 reelection. Since 2019 he is also an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Greek Regions (EN.P.E.).