Davor Konjikusic

Davor Konjikusic is a freelance journalist and photographer based in Zagreb, Croatia, working for a range of media in Croatia and Serbia


Previously, he worked for the Serbian weekly Vreme and VIN, the independent TV production house in Serbia, Fade In production house and Documenta, a Croatian organisation dealing with post-conflict justice and reconciliation.

In 2007 Davor was awarded with the third prize at the end of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence annual programme for the article “Sound of Music Heals Wounds in Former Yugoslavia”.

For the Fellowship, Davor examined the dynamics that encourage and discourage the mobility of cultural ideas, people and products in those parts of the former Yugoslavia using the same language, making a comparison with the post-war development of cultural cooperation among Scandinavian countries.

His research was supervised by Anna McTaggart, an editor of BIRN’s Balkan Insight publication.

Fellowship Portfolio

Sound of Music Heals Wounds in Former Yugoslavia

Pragmatic interests are replacing the old ideology of “brotherhood and unity” as a motor for renewed artistic cooperation.

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?