Tomáš Forró

journalism, nonfiction
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An independent journalist who reports on conflicts and crisis areas all over the world. He has spent the two years in the war zone of Eastern Ukraine, mostly in the areas controlled by the separatists, and was the only Western journalist there who did not work for the Russian propaganda. He managed to do something no other journalist has, gaining the trust of people on both sides of the war in UkraineHis articles are regularly published in four additional languages, and he has won several Slovak and Czech journalism prizes for his reporting on contemporary Poland, on the earthquake in Ecuador, and of course, on the Ukrainian conflict.