Nevena Ršumović

Bio
Nevena Ršumović holds an M.A. in Political Science, with the certificate in Political Communication, from the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest. She also holds an M.A. in Media Innovation Management from the Berlin University of Professional Studies in cooperation with the Forum for Journalism and Media from Vienna, as a grantee of the City of Vienna and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. She obtained a B.A. in English Language and Literature from the University of Belgrade. Nevena has more than a decade of professional experience in media development focusing on journalism-related projects, having worked as a project coordinator and trainer with IREX ProMedia in Sarajevo and Mediacentar Sarajevo. She was also editor-in-chief and editor of the Mediacentar Sarajevo’s online publication Media.ba (previously NetNovinar.org) targeting media professionals. Working for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Serbia from 2010 to 2012 as a project coordinator she implemented activities towards furthering freedom of information, capacity building and outreach for the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection. She also implemented a project for the Commissioner from 2012 to 2013 focusing on advocacy efforts pertaining to the rights of whistleblowers and creating a law aimed at their protection. She was engaged as a consultant on several media and journalism-related initiatives, including by UNDP and IREX Serbia.