About

Zvezdana Vukojevic (1978) is a Dutch investigative journalist, writer and podcastmaker who has worked for Dutch publications such as DOCS (NTR/VPRO), De Correspondent, OneWorld, Winq, LINDA., NRC Handelsblad, De Groene, Opzij, Vrij Nederland, HP/De Tijd, Nieuwe Revu, Marie Claire and Volkskrant Magazine.

Together with her husband, science writer Jop de Vrieze she was awarded the AAAS KAVLI Science Journalism Gold Award in February 2017 for the story they did on the stillbirth of their son, Mikki. 

They both were nominated again in 2021 for the Dutch Science Journalism Award. As runners up they were nominated for the European Science Writer of the Year Award in 2021.

In October 2019 her book on Radovan Karadzic was published.

Her articles have been published in Belgium (Humo), the UK (Winq) and all over the Balkans via BalkanInsight.com.

In 2008 she was nominated for a Dutch journalism award (Mercur) for her interview with the wife and daughter of Radovan
Karadzic.

Vukojevic also worked as a fixer for Albanian media, Danish television and as a researcher/undercover reporter for BBC Panorama (The Chicken Run, 2003).

For her investigations she received Dutch, Danish and American funding.

She lives in Amsterdam together with her husband, son and their two very old puddycats.


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