Ana Petruseva is an experienced journalist and one of the founders of the regional network BIRN and BIRN Macedonia.
As editor-in-chief of Balkan Insight, BIRN’s largest online platform, she manages a large group of Balkan journalists and their news production, analysis and research reports for the region’s leading English-language news site.
Ana manages the web content and works on designing special theme pages and articles on the BalkanInsight website. She also develops and implements several training and publishing projects, and commissions and supervises research, while overseeing the production of BIRN, Belgrade Insight and Prishtina Insight newspapers.
As director of BIRN Macedonia, she manages the editorial team of BIRN Macedonia and its website Prizma, organizes training courses and debates involving journalists from all over the country, and secures funding for the organization.
Prior to joining BIRN, Ana was the director of Macedonia for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, IWPR. She previously worked as a journalist for several media in Macedonia and abroad, including Reuters, Deutsche Welle, Telma TV and the daily Dnevnik.
Ana was the associate producer of the IWPR documentary “Ohrid and Beyond,” and co-authored and produced the BIRN Kosovo documentary “Does Anyone Have a Plan? Ana graduated from the Skopje School of Journalism at the Faculty of Law of the University of Santos Cyril and Methodius.