Natalia Antelava

co-founder and editor-in-chief Coda Story

Natalia Antelava is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of Coda Story, an award-winning newsroom that covers the roots of global crises.

Originally from Tbilisi, Georgia, Natalia started her journalism career in West Africa and has been BBC's resident correspondent in the Caucasus, Central Asia, Middle East, Washington DC and India. She has covered wars in Georgia, Ukraine and Iraq and reported undercover from Burma, Yemen and Uzbekistan. Her investigations into human rights abuses in Central Asia, Iraq and the United States have won her a number of awards. Natalia has also written for the Guardian, Forbes magazine, New Yorker and CNN.

She is the author of Coda's weekly Disinfo Matters newsletter and the host of a narrative podcast Undercurrents: Tech, Tyrants and Us, Coda’s collaboration with Audible which tells stories of people whose lives were turned upside down when digital technology collided with tyrants.

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