Saska Cvetkovska has worked as a journalist for hard-hitting TV news shows in Macedonia.
Samir Kajosevic reports for the Montenegrin daily newspaper, Vijesti.
Eldin Hadzovic reports on post-war Bosnia for the domestic and international press.
Arbana Xharra has won several awards for her investigative reporting in Kosovo.
Sorana Stanescu has worked for the Romanian press and for BBC TV's flagship investigative show, Panorama.
Aleksandra Bogdani has spent the best part of a decade covering crime, corruption and courtroom stories in Albania.
Miodrag Sovilj is a radio journalist in Serbia.
Ana Benacic focuses on politics and business stories in Croatia.
Dimiter Kenarov's journalism has been published by Esquire and The International Herald Tribune, among others.
Aleksandar Manasiev reports on crime and the judiciary in Macedonia and nearby countries.
The recipients of this year’s fellowship are considering subjects as diverse as hooliganism, activism and migration in search for employment – all under the broader theme of “communities”.