Ana Petruseva is an experienced journalist and one of the founders of the BIRN regional network and BIRN Macedonia. As the managing editor of Balkan Insight, BIRN’s flagship online platform, she manages a large group of journalists across the Balkans and their production of news, analysis and investigative reports for the leading English language news site in the region.
Ana manages the web content and works on the design of special topics pages and features on the BalkanInsight website. She also develops and carries out various training and publishing projects, and commissions and oversees investigations, while also maintaining oversight of the production of BIRN’s newspapers, Belgrade Insight and Prishtina Insight.
As the country director of BIRN Macedonia, she manages the editorial team of BIRN Macedonia and its website Prizma, organises trainings and debates involving journalists throughout the country, and secures funding for the organisation.
Prior to joining BIRN, Ana was the Macedonia country director for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, IWPR. She previously worked as a journalist for a variety of media outlets in Macedonia and abroad, including Reuters, Deutsche Welle, Telma TV and daily newspaper Dnevnik.
Ana was the associate producer of the IWPR documentary “Ohrid and Beyond,” and served as the co-author and producer of the BIRN Kosovo documentary “Does Anyone Have a Plan?”. Ana graduated from the Skopje Journalism School in the Faculty of Law at the University of St. Cyril and Methodius.