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Beata Balogová

Daily SME
Beata, a graduate of the School of Journalism of Columbia University in New York, joined the SME, a leading daily in Slovakia, in December 2014. She is an Executive Board member of the International Press Institute (IPI). Prior to joining SME, between 2003 and 2014, Beata served as editor-in-chief of Slovakia’s English-language weekly The Slovak Spectator. She is one of the co-organizers of the Best Media Traditions program, which brings Pulitzer Prize winning journalists to Slovakia. She is a political columnist and commentator with a strong focus on media freedom issues in the Visegrad region.

* Beata Balogova is an IPI member.