Featured journalist: Nikolia Apostolou
For today's featured journalist, we're going global: Nikolia Apostolou is an accomplished freelance journalist and filmmaker currently based in Athens, Greece. For the past three years, Apostolou has been reporting on the Greek economic crisis by way of contributing to an array of media outlets, including The New York Times, USAToday, Deutsche Welle, Al-Jazeera Magazine, Newsweek, The Christian Science Monitor, and the Global Post.
In 2012, Apostolou also co-directed a documentary on the Greek far-right wing party, Golden Dawn, which is currently showing at film festivals. She also garnered an honorable mention at the International Photography Awards for her video for the NYT, “Questioning Greek Growth." A graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism as well as Panteion University in Athens, she’s lived in Istanbul, Riyadh, and New York, but keeps traveling the globe. For more samplings of Apostolou's excellent Greece coverage, be sure to check out her Muck Rack portfolio here!