Editor in Chief
Editor in Chief
Lyuba Yordanova is a member of the communications team of Teach for Bulgaria – a non-profit organization that aims to facilitate the access to quality education for every child in Bulgaria. Prior to joining the non-governmental sector, Lyuba worked as a journalist at Capital Weekly for nine years. There she covered education, civil society and social issues. Lyuba believes in bottom-up change, the power of information and the crucial role teachers play in helping students embrace opportunities in life. Lyuba is a graduate in Applied Media Studies from the Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany.
Martin Dimitrov is the Bulgaria correspondent for the English-language regional media Balkan Insight since January 2018. He is also acting as an editor of the English-language Kapital Quarterly magazine, published by Economedia. Previously, he covered domestic and foreign policy topics for the economic weekly “Capital” for three years. He graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK, in 2014 with a Politics degree.
Boryana is a freelance journalist, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has been reporting on a wide range of topics – from economic and political developments to social affairs and human rights issues. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Economist, and Politico Europe, among others.
Social media editor
Fani Bachvarova is a digital specialist, journalist and co-founder of Motif Media, writing documentary stories on human rights issues, nature conservation, inequality and access to education. She works for international organizations such as WWF, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Friends of the Earth and AЕJ. She has an MA in Media and Business from Erasmus University of Rotterdam, an MA in Journalism from Sofia University and a BA in Finance from the University of National and World Economy Sofia.
Community building coordinator
Tsvetelina’s personal and professional cause is discovering the best in people. She came to that conclusion after 10 years in Bulgaria’s NGO sector. Tsvetelina held different administrative positions in a donor organization supporting the development of civil society in Central and Eastern Europe. Later she joined De Pasarel Foundation – Bulgaria team (now Polder) to coordinate volunteering social workers from the Netherlands at Bulgarian social services for people with intellectual disabilities. Within the “Media Literacy in the Classroom” project Tsvetelina is engaged with community building activities.
Ivan Radev is a member of the Managing Board of Association of European Journalists – Bulgaria and Manager of Media Literacy in the Classroom Project. He has over 10 years of journalistic background and also a solid experience as a communication specialist in the civic sector.