Petar Subotin

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Regional Development Officer

As the regional development officer for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, Petar Subotin helps promote this network of investigative journalism organisations that spans the region.

Petar joined BIRN’s core management team in 2010 to support cross-regional projects implementation in the Balkans and the organisation’s overall development.

Serving as a worldwide liaison with key stakeholders, including private donors and governments, he establishes reliable and deepens existing strategic partnerships to expand the independent investigative journalism network and its operations.

Prior to joining the BIRN team, Petar worked at the Novi Sad School of Journalism. He was in charge of writing and implementing projects related to politics, media, human rights and conflict resolution.

From 2006 to 2009, Petar worked as a reporter for the daily news programme of the Public Broadcast Service of Vojvodina.

As the top student of his class of 2004 at the University of Novi Sad, Petar was awarded a scholarship for a yearlong professional development program at the University of Texas in El Paso in 2008/2009. Petar also obtained an Advanced Course Certificate in Program Cycle Management and EU at the College of Europe in Bruge, in 2011.

In 2014, he was selected as Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellow at Columbia University, in New York.