Nikita Poljakov

deputy editor-in-chief Hospodářské noviny

Nikita Poljakov is a Prague-based journalist who has worked for the Hospodářské noviny daily for over nine years in various positions, most lately as a deputy editor-in-chief.

In the past year, he has created several major projects at the affiliated news site Aktuálně.cz, namely Misinformation: What Do Lies Mean To You?, Poor Czechia, and You Are Not Alone, a solutions journalism project focusing on male suicide in the Czech Republic. The first project received the Czech Journalism Prize for Innovative Online Journalism. Currently, he is publishing a series of articles as part of the Smart Czechia internet platform, another affiliated site, which focuses on education reform in the Czech Republic.

He received his education at University College London and the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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