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Head of the Business Section, Newsweek Polska, Poland
Executive Director, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, Romania
Head and host of investigative programm Reporteri CT, Czech Republic

Ryszard HOLZER

Head of the Business Section, Newsweek Polska, Poland

 Ryszard Holzer is currently head of the business section of the Polish edition of the Newsweek weekly in Warsaw. This is one of the most influential weekly papers in Poland, with a circulation of ca. 130 000 copies. Previously he worked on this same post in another weekly paper Wprost, and before this as a Senior Writer of the Obserwator Finansowy, an internet portal created in 2009 by the National Bank of Poland for the purpose of education and economic debate. Before joining Obserwator Finansowy he was Deputy Editor in Chief of the Puls Biznesu, an economic daily in Warsaw, Poland (2005-2009), and before this he worked as deputy editor of the op-ed department of Gazeta Wyborcza, the largest newspaper in Central Europe. Before joining Gazeta, he worked for other Polish newspapers, including Super Express, and Życie Warszawy. He has been a Media Fellow at the DeWitt Wallace Center for Media and Democracy at Duke University, a Kosciuszko Foundation Scholar in the United States, and a Know How Fund Journalist Training Program Scholar in Great Britain. Under communism, Holzer wrote for and edited various Solidarity periodicals, including underground journals and newspapers. He is also the author of four published books, poetry, short stories, and fairy tales.

Paul Christian RADU

Executive Director, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project, Romania

 Paul Radu (@IDashboard) is the executive director of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project www.reportingproject.net and a co-creator of the Investigative Dashboard concept www.investigativedashboard.org. He has held a number of fellowships, including the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowship in 2001, the Milena Jesenska Press Fellowship in 2002, the Rosalyn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism in 2007, the 2008 Knight International Journalism fellowship with the International Center for Journalists as well as a 2009-2010 Stanford Knight Journalism Fellowship. He is the recipient of numerous awards including in 2004, the Knight International Journalism Award and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, in 2007, the Global Shining Light Award, the Tom Renner Investigative Reporters and Editors Award and in 2011 the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting.

Marek WOLLNER

Head and host of investigative programm Reporteri CT, Czech Republic

 Marek Wollner has been working as a journalist since 1992. He graduated from Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Social Science with a degree in journalism. Reporter and editor for the nationwide Czech newspapers and magazines Lidove noviny, Respekt, and Tyden. He has been with public television Czech TV since 1999, and has published two novels (1997, 2008) as well as a collection of poetry (2005).