Nino Bilajac

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Nino joined BIRN Hub in 2022 as a journalist. He is based in BIRN Hub’s Sarajevo office providing support to regional operations. His main responsibilities include following political, social and other important events, especially corruption and crime at government institutions and public companies.

Previously, he worked in the media and NGO sector. He worked at the Center for Investigative Reporting, Face TV Sarajevo and N1 BiH as reporter, editor and producer and was responsible for researching, investigating and authoring complex investigative stories, covering financial misuse in public procurement and public funds. During this period, he also gained valuable experience in investigative reporting.


His awards include “Eco Journalist” 2022 – winner; European Union Award for Investigative Journalism in BiH 2021 – second prize; European Press Prize 2021 – selected in the top five; CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism 2018 – winner;  Thompson Foundation – Finalist for the Young Journalist Award, 2017

University and Languages

Nino studied Communication and Journalism at the University of Sarajevo. His bachelor’s degree was in media and communication. In addition to his formal education, he attended various project, courses/seminars related to journalism and investigative reporting. Along with Bosnian, he speaks English.