Krasimir Yankov is a freelance journalist and researcher from Bulgaria, currently based in Ukraine, who previously worked as a foreign news reporter for the Capital weekly in Sofia.
Lina Vdovii is a member of the Casa Jurnalistului collective of independent journalists in Bucharest who also worked as a contributing editor to Romanian national television’s website.
Dragana Peco is a Belgrade-based reporter at the Centre for Investigative Journalism of Serbia and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project.
Marija Mitevska is a Skopje-based correspondent for Radio Free Europe’s Macedonian language service who also provides TV interviews and video reports for the station’s website.
Tanja covers the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague for SENSE news agency.
Branko is a sports journalist with the TV Vijesti television station and Sportski Žurnal newspaper.
Marija is deputy editor-in-chief of Zadarski List, a newspaper in the Croatian coastal city of Zadar, where she covers politics, society and culture.
Kostas Kallergis is a freelance journalist and television producer based in Athens, with extensive experience in documentary-making.
Boryana is a freelance journalist based in Sofia.
Jeta works at the University of Pristina, Department of Journalism.
This year’s annual topic is Generations. Think of a powerful story that you have always wanted to report, and link it to this theme while crafting your proposal. Remember, it is better to have a strong central idea that is loosely linked to the annual theme than to have a weak idea that is strongly linked to the theme.