Boštjan Videmšek

Boštjan Videmšek is an award-winning foreign correspondent and a crisis/war reporter for the biggest Slovenian daily, DELO. He also contributes to several European, US and Australian newspapers and magazines. Boštjan is author of four books (21st Century Conflicts: Remnants of Wars, Revolt: Arab Spring vs. European Fall, Ultrablues and On the Run: Modern Exodus). He has reported from all major conflict zones in past 20 years. In the last decade, he has focused on refugees, migration and the consequences of climate change. Also, he is a playwright for a Slovenian theatre and an ultramarathon- and mountain runner.

Boštjan Videmšek was selected for the 2016 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘A Syrian Ode to Joy’