Gordana Knezevic is the author of RFE/RL's blog "Balkans Without Borders," an expert source of regional commentary and analysis for English-speaking audiences. She was Director of RFE/RL's Balkan Service from 2008 - 2016. Knezevic previously worked as an online editor with Reuters News Agency in Canada, and was a regular contributor to the Toronto Star and CBC Radio. Before relocating to Canada, she lived in Bosnia, where she was the deputy editor of “Oslobodjenje,” the internationally recognized Sarajevo-based daily newspaper that never stopped publishing during the Bosnian War. For her work there, she was honored in 1992 with the Courage in Journalism award from the Washington-based International Women’s Media Foundation.
MA in Philosophy, University of Sarajevo
Gordana's writing has appeared on the Reuter’s wire, and in such publications as the Toronto Star, the Journal of the Turkish Weekly, and the Bosnia Report. While living in Toronto, she was a frequent radio guest on the CBC, and she is often invited to speak about her experiences in Sarajevo at international conferences.