Biographies Interviews Judges

Brian Bonner Brian Bonner has served as the chief editor of the Kyiv Post since 2008. He also held the job in 1999, three years after first arriving in Ukraine to teach journalism. Bonner is a veteran American journalist who spent most of his professional life with the St. Paul Pioneer Press in Minnesota, where he covered international, national and local news during a nearly 24-year career in which he was a...
Michael AndersenMichael has covered Ukraine and Belarus, Central Asia and the Caucasus, for Danish media for nearly 20 years, and produced numerous documentaries for Aljazeera (latest ‘Ukraine: A Dangerous Game’, 2014). Since the mid-1990s, he has worked as a media reform trainer and consultant, including on projects for Danida, UNDP, OSCE, IREX, Index on Censorship, International Media Support, and...
Pavel SheremetPavel is the founder and editor-in-chief of Belarus Partisan – a socio-political website. Based in Moscow, he also works for Kommersant Publishing House. Since 1996, Pavel has worked for Russian TV channel ORT (today ‘Channel One’), first as a correspondent for Belarus, later as a presenter and author of an analytical programme and head of the Special Projects Department. In...
Tamina Kutscher Tamina Kutscher is an editor at Berlin based n-ost – network for reporting on Eastern Europe. The network’s agency covers reporting from over 23 countries for media in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. As a project director Tamina Kutscher is also responsible for n-ost’s research and training projects in several countries (a.o. the network’s conference in Minsk/Belarus in...
Jodie Ginsberg Jodie joined Index on Censorship from the think-tank, Demos. A former London Bureau Chief for Reuters, Jodie worked for more than a decade as a foreign correspondent and business journalist. She was previously Head of Communications for Camfed, a non-profit organisation working in girls’ education.