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Dariusz Kalan

Dariusz Kalan is a correspondent travelling all over Central Europe and the Balkans..

His work appears regularly in local and international press, in publications such as Foreign Policy, World Politics Review, OZY, Euronews, EUobserver, The Telegraph, Foreign Affairs, as well as Poland's most widely circulated weekly Polityka, among many others. Since mid-November, he is based in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, as a fellow of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

He has reported from Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Prague, Sofia, Skopje, Warsaw, Vienna, Vilnius, Zagreb, Washington DC and western Ukraine on a wide range of topics. Most recently, he has written extensively about the murder of Slovak reporter Ján Kuciak, spent Austria's election day with the Muslim community in Vienna, learned how it is to be an investigative journalist in illiberal Hungary, covered anti-government protests all over Central Europe, and spoken exclusively with a leading Czech presidential candidate. He also writes about gas sector in CE, undertakes consultancy services for investors and works as a fixer in Slovakia.

He held individual fellowships in Budapest and Bratislava (twice), and a Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowship at the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington DC. He has been interviewed by France 24, BBC World Service, Voice of America, The Guardian, Associated Press, and many local news agencies. He is also a regular Central Europe commentator on Polish TOK FM Radio.


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