Victoria Colesnic was selected for the 2019 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘The Drums of Democracy‘
Victoria Colesnic reports on social issues in the Republic of Moldova. She has worked for several independent media outlets in Moldova and Romania, where she produced multimedia stories on domestic violence, mental health, unemployment, migration, and LGBT rights. For the last year, she was a local correspondent for VICE Romania. She is currently working for the Moldovan service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in Prague, as a Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellow. Victoria Colesnic, together with Are We Europe team and local storytellers, produced „The Drums of Democracy”, an in-depth multimedia story about corruption, the economic crisis and the young activists fighting for democracy.
Victoria is part of the Are We Europe Collective, which was founded to support emerging creative talent in Europe and promote cross-border storytelling.