Bojana Stanisic

Bojana Stanisic from Podgorica, Montenegro, is editor and journalist for TV Vijesti and founder of web-portal Evropski Reporter


Her previous experience includes work for BIRN, Jumedia mont, DAN and the weekly Standard. She is closely covering process of EU integration and has participated in many professional training related to it, including study trips to Brussels.

Bojana combined her interests in environment and EU integrations for the Fellowship, and contrasted the mobility of a particular environmental threat to Adriatic with the immobility of approaches to dealing with it. Her research elucidated failures of Adriatic states to work together to combat a dangerous algae, despite its alarming impact on nature and related industries, such as tourism and fishing.

Her research was supervised by Nedjeljko Rudovic, an editor of BIRN’s Balkan Insight publication.

Fellowship Portfolio

Greening of the Sea Gives Adriatic States the Blues

A plague of invasive algae is testing countries’ willingness to work together to save their marine heritage and tourist industries.

The Alumni Network

What is the Alumni Network?

The Alumni Network is an ever-expanding group of journalists who have all participated in the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.


Turkey and the Balkans

The re-emergence of Turkey as a growing economic, political and religious power in the Balkans is the subject of the latest Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence Alumni Initiative project.

Roma Decade

Twelve countries, including several Balkan states, have signed up to the European Roma Decade 2005-2015 initiative. Halfway through the decade, has any real progress been made?