Natalia Antelava

co-founder and editor-in-chief Coda Story

Natalia Antelava is a co-founder and editor-in-chief of the award-winning media start-up Coda Story. Originally from Tbilisi, Georgia, Natalia started her career freelancing in West Africa. Following that, she was the BBC’s resident correspondent in the Caucasus, Central Asia, Middle East, Washington DC and India. She covered the Russian invasion of Georgia in 2008, the war in Eastern Ukraine 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 and an Emmy nomination. In addition to a career in broadcast journalism, Natalia has also written for the Guardian, Forbes magazine and the New Yorker among others.

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