Fellows 2011


Ahmed Burić

Ahmed Burić, a journalist from Sarajevo, is a commentator for www.sarajevo-x.com, one of the most popular websites in Bosnia and Herzegovina.


Dejan Anastasijević

Dejan Anastasijević is now Brussels correspondent for the Serbian news agency Tanjug. Before moving to Tanjug, he was a journalist for the Belgrade-based VREME weekly and a freelance reporter for TIME magazine. 


Dollores Benezic

Dollores Benezic began her media career in 1994, four years after Romania became a democratic country. 


Elira Çanga

Elira Çanga is a journalist based in Tirana, Albania. She currently works as a regional and international editor for the daily national newspaper Gazeta Shqiptare. 


Jelena Kulidžan

Jelena Kulidžan works for Vijesti, a private TV broadcaster in Montenegro. Her main tasks including daily reporting but she also works as the co-editor and presenter of Prime Time News. 


Juliana Koleva

Juliana Koleva has ten years’ experience as a reporter. Currently, she works on the domestic news desk for the daily Bulgarian business newspaper Dnevnik, mainly covering politics and parliament.


Ružica Matić

Ružica Matić is a Croatian journalist based in Zagreb. She works for the daily newspaper 24sata, covering many of the major showbiz stories and interviewing Croatian and international celebrities. 


Selvije Bajrami

Selvije Bajrami began her journalism career in 2006 as a reporter with the Koha Ditore daily newspaper in Pristina where she covered justice issues.


Slobodanka Jovanovska

Slobodanka Jovanovska is foreign affairs editor at the Macedonian daily newspaper Utrinski Vesnik. 


Stevan Dojčinović

Stevan Dojčinović is an investigative reporter based in Belgrade, working for the Centre for Investigative Journalism in Serbia (CINS) and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). 


19 Dec 2011 / 16:56

Alumni Funding: Opportunities for Years to Come

Altin Raxhimi
19 Dec 2011 / 16:44

‘A Perfect Opportunity to Take Your Story a Level Further’

Nikoleta Popkostadinova
09 Nov 2011 / 10:41

The Fellowship: ‘It Was Worth It!’

Juliana Koleva
23 Sep 2011 / 12:38

Macedonia’s American Dream

Slobodanka Jovanovska
22 Sep 2011 / 09:55

EU Rules Benefit Croatian Jobseekers

Ruzica Matic
20 Sep 2011 / 10:51

The Fellowship Endgame

Jelena Kulidzan
14 Sep 2011 / 10:45

Sofia’s Schengen Compromise

Juliana Koleva
12 Sep 2011 / 12:44

The Story Ends, Almost

Elira Canga
08 Sep 2011 / 10:30

The Final Countdown

Dollores Benezic
03 Aug 2011 / 11:29

UK Rape Survivors Demand Justice

Jelena Kulidzan
Vienna 2011: Fellowship Programme Guides Compiled by: Anita Rice

There are three key phases in the programme, check out the BFJE 2011 guides on how to organise and present your investigation.

Phase One: Research and Preparation (May)
Phase Two: Reporting (June and July)
Phase Three: Legal, Writing and Editing (August)
Presenting Your Investigation Online