Elena Stancu is the deputy editor-in-chief of the Romanian edition of Marie Claire magazine.
Erjona Rusi is a journalist and moderator at A1 Report TV in Albania.
Katarina Panic is a journalist based in Prijedor and Banja Luka with SRNA news agency.
Melisa Skender reports on media affairs for Novinar, the magazine of the Croatian journalists' association.
Hana Marku is the managing editor of Kosovo 2.0, a Pristina-based website and magazine that covers culture and politics.
Goran Rizaov is a business reporter for Dnevnik newspaper in Skopje.
Meri Jordanovska is an investigative reporter for the Skopje-based political weekly, Fokus.
Mirko Rudic is a features writer for Vreme magazine, based in Belgrade.
Vlad Odobescu is a freelance features writer, based in Bucharest.
Dino Jahic works as an editor-in-chief of the Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia.
This year’s theme is integrity, in the sense of being honest or principled.