Freelance journalist and editor (Croatia)
Vedrana Simičević is a freelance journalist and editor based in Rijeka, Croatia. With an educational background in psychology, she is specialized in science, environment and social issues. She was a long-time journalist and editor in the Croatian daily newspaper Novi list and she recently started freelance career. Her writing has appeared in Science, New Scientist and Physics Today, among others. She won the national award for the best journalistic work in the field of environmental protection and was shortlisted for the European Science Writer of the Year award. She is one of the founding members of Croatian Association of Science Writers and a board member of Balkan Network of science journalists. Vedrana is currently working on the two different investigative projects, as a fellow of Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence programme and as a grant recipient of the Reporters in the Field programme.