Torry Pedersen

Torry Pedersen is Head of Publishing in Schibsted Norway. He started to work as a journalist back in 1981. Most of his career he has been with VG – Norways most read news outlet. For 22 years he was part of their top management team. He held from 2011-2017 the position as their editor-in-chief and CEO. Pedersen held the same position for their online arm from 2000-2008. During his reign VG has won numerous awards both nationally and internationally. Pedersen has also for many years been a member of numerous boards in the Schibsted Group.

Torry Pedersen was selected for the 2013 European Press Prize shorlist as ‘Editor of VG’

Adam Reichardt

Adam Reichardt is the Editor-in-Chief of New Eastern Europe. Prior to assuming the role of Editor-in-Chief, Adam served as the Managing Editor of New Eastern Europe. He also serves as a member of the editorial board of the Central European Journal of International and Strategic Studies (CEJISS) and a member of the executive team of the Three Ukrainian Revolutions project run by the College of Europe, Natolin campus in Warsaw.

He previously spent eight years in public policy in Washington DC, as well as a large portion of his studies in Krakow, Poland, where he now permanently resides. Adam has an MA in Public Administration in Public and Nonprofit Management from the George Mason University in Fairfax Virginia USA, and a BA in Political Science and International Relations from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.

In 2012, Adam was short-listed for the European Press Prize in the category of “Editing” for his work on New Eastern Europe. In 2014, Adam Reichardt was named to the “New Europe 100” list of the region’s top innovators.

In addition to his activities at NEE, Adam leads workshops on journalism, ethics and social media for students during international academies and seminars in Poland and abroad.

Adam Reichardt was selected for the 2013 European Press Prize shortlist as ‘Editor of New Eastern Europe Quarterly’