Polina Paunova is a political journalist in Free Europe.
She is the author of the weekly podcast "Translation on air" and the column “Polina is Talking". She has won several human rights awards and prizes for investigating journalism. Among them are the "Man of the Year” award of Bulgarian Helsinki Committee, the Radostina Konstantinova Grand Prize and "Valya Krushkina - Journalism for People". She has been dealing with the domestic policy of the country for more than 15 years.
She has worked for a number of media outlets, including Mediapool and Deutsche Welle.
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