Lenka Kabrhelová is a journalist with many years of radio experience. She worked at Czech Radio as a reporter, moderator and foreign correspondent. During her career, she has contributed to public service broadcasting with news, reports, interviews and longer radio programs from almost twenty countries around the world. As the Czech Radio’s correspondent in Russia (2008–2013) and the United States (2013–2017), she informed the Czech public about the turning points of the last decade, from the war in Georgia to the US presidential election.
In 2017, she received the prestigious “Nieman Fellowship” journalism award in the USA at Harvard University, where during her one-year stay she focused on media polarization and Central Europe’s relations with Russia and the United States. In 2009, she received the Czech Literary Fund Award for journalists under thirty.