Editor-In-Chief, Life in Kosovo & BIRN
Especially after surviving the war and having been a refugee, I felt a huge responsibility to defy everyone that wanted to erase me; to come back and say that we will find peace and make this a functional place.
Jeta Xharra is an award-winning investigative journalist and the editor-in-chief and anchor of Kosovo’s most popular current affairs show. Working as fixer and translator for the BBC during the war inspired Xharra’s commitment to holding those in power accountable and her unwavering quest for the truth. Beyond her work reporting, Xharra oversees a mentorship program for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, with a mission of training the next generation of Balkan journalists.