Experts - journalism

Roman Andrejko

Journalist, director of the Radiocompania LUX, Lviv.

Andrej Bán

Andrej Bán

One of the most renowned Slovak contemporary photographers. Photography reporter for prestigious magazines Reflex and Mlady svet. Realized photography reportages from Kosovo, the Northern Ireland, Israel. Currently works as a freelance photographer and chairs the humanitarian organization People in Peril. He is the co-founder of the Slovak Documentary Photo civic association.

Krzysztof Bobiński

Krzysztof Bobiński

Is the President of Unia & Polska, a pro-European organisation. He worked with the Financial Times as its Warsaw Correspondent from 1976 to 2000 and later published Unia & Polska, a magazine devoted to EU issues. He writes for openDemocracy and is associate editor on the Europe section of Europe’s World. He is a co-chair of Steering Committee of Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum. He studied modern history at Magdalen College, Oxford. He is a Commander (II class) of the Stella della Solidarieta’ Italiana.

Endre Bojtár

Endre Bojtár

Editor-in-chief of a liberally-oriented Hungarian weekly Magyar Narancs.

Juliusz Braun

Juliusz Braun

In 1989 he was elected a member of Sejm (the Lower House of Polish Parliament) and held the position of a chairman of the Parliamentary Commission for Culture and Mass Media for the next 9 years. In 1990 he co-founded the Democratic Union Party. Later he was a member of the Union of Freedom Party. In 1999 he was appointed a member of the National Broadcasting Council by Sejm for a period of 6 years, until 2003 he served as the chairman of the Council. After that he started working as the general director of the Association of the Council for Advertising.

Václav Burian

Václav Burian

Poet, translator and publicist. He works for the Tygodnik Powszechny weekly. He teaches Polish Studies at the University of Olomouc. Burian translated the poetry of Czesław Miłosz into Czech.

Victoria Dunaeva

Victoria Dunaeva

Journalist, editor-in-chief of the Spektrum Polsko-Mołdawskie.  

Martin Ehl

Martin Ehl

PhD at Charles University, Prague in Political Science, recipient of numerous fellowships and professional courses in the U.S., Poland, Hungary, Belgium, Italy and Slovenia. In 1999 he was a research fellow at Institute of International Relations, Prague, between 2001-2006 lecturer at University of West Bohemia Pilsen teaching global issues. Since 2001, a reporter for the Czech economic daily Hospodářské noviny, and since 2006 the head of the foreign desk. Previously, he worked in various Czech written media outlets, incl. TV and radio. He has published articles in the Serbian, Slovak and Polish press. His main areas of expertise include: Central Europe, Balkans, security policy, transatlantic relations, globalization, Latin America and Spain. From 2009 onwards, lecturerin Central and Eastern European Political Systems at the Metropolitan University in Prague. Author of a book A Third Decade: about the Life, Politics and People between Brussels and Gazprom.

Rune Eraker

Rune Eraker

For more than two decades worked as an independent documentary photographer.  He became a member of the Amsterdam based picture agency Hollandse Hoogte back in 1990. Eraker has had a number of solo exhibitions in artmuseums (a selection: The Stenersenmuseum (Oslo 2001), Trondheim Artmuseum (2006),  Nobels Peacecenter (Oslo 2009), Sørlandet  Artmuseum (Kristiansand 2010), Bryggen Museum (Bergen 2005) and Guayasamin Artmuseum (Quito, Equador 1993))  and has published widely in magazines and newspapers, both in Norway and internationally. He has also published a number of photobooks:  (“Øyeblikk av Lys” (Aschehoug 2001), “The Smell of Longing” (Wigestrand 2005) and “The Dream of Europe” (Press Books 2009)). In 2009 he was the picture-editor of “Norwegian Documentary photography today”, (Press Books 2009) based on his previous participation as the leader of the jury of Fritt Ord’s 2007 grand support of Norwegian Documentary Photography projects. In 2002 he won a photodocumentary award in Society for News and Design (USA) for a story on DR Kongo.  In 2009 he received the award “Freelancer of the year in Norway”.  Currently Rune Eraker is heading the editorial team at Norwegian Journal of Photography, and he is one of four curators at EPEA (The European Photo Exhibition Award). Since 2009 Rune Eraker has been working on his new solo exhibition “The Blind Eye”, focusing on the connection between globalization and climate change.

Ivor Gaber

Ivor Gaber

Director of City's Political Journalism MA of London University has an outstanding background in both practical political journalism and in academic research in this area. He has co-authored three books and numerous articles on political communications, and has served as a media consultant to a variety of organisations, governments and international bodies. His journalistic career has included senior editorial positions at the BBC, ITN, Channel Four and Sky News. He is an Independent Editorial Adviser to the BBC and a frequent contributor to radio and television networks in the UK and abroad.

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