Alexia Tsagkari is a freelance reporter and video journalist, currently based in Athens, Greece. Since 2009 she has been working for the leading greek newspaper “TA NEA”. Her projects and documentaries have been published in various Greek and international publications and her work has appeared in Liberation, Vice Media, Vice on HBO, Internazionale, Global Post, RT, Mediapart, Handelsblatt and Le Monde Diplomatique (german edition) among others.
Inspired by her studies at Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences and the Greek socio-politic environment, where human rights and respect of the Other are raised, she is attracted by the power of storytelling in order to reflect people’s struggles and insights.
In 2017 she won the first Prize for the best article produced as part of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.