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Jiri Dienstbier Journalism Fellowship

About the Fellowship

2015―2016 Fellows

​​Jasmina LAZIC, Serbia: Ms. Lazic writes for the highly respected weekly magazine Vreme and also was a features editor for the Serbian version of ELLE magazine. She has reported for the Serbian language editions of The Economist and The Washington Post, and has worked for Moja Polisa, a popular TV program, as a broadcaster and anchor. She also has experience in radio journalism, having worked for B92 and Index radio stations. In 2015 she was awarded a scholarship by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN). She holds a degree in Political Science from the University of Belgrade, and speaks Serbian, Croatian, English, and German.

Milena MITROVIC, Bosnia and Herzegovina: Ms. Mitrovic has worked for Radio Osvit and as a correspondent for ATV Banjaluka, ELTA TV, and BN TV. Ms. Mitrovic is a devoted radio journalist, and believes that one of the main responsibilities of a journalist is to inform citizens about political and social issues. She is fluent in English, Serbian, and Croatian.