Gunta Sloga

Executive Director, Baltic Centre for Media Excellence

Gunta Sloga is an award-winning Latvian journalist and editor, who has received wide recognition for her reporting and investigations for the flagship Latvian daily newspaper "Diena" and other media outlets. As commissioning editor of Latvian Public Television, she oversaw development of high quality factual entertainment, original drama and other content and directly contributed to strategy development for the public broadcaster. Gunta Sloga has also been active in journalism non-profits aimed at strengthening quality journalism and was in charge of the Media Programme at the Soros Foundation Latvia, which supported new media initiatives and professional dialogue. She has been a strong supporter of the freedom of speech and independent media in Latvia.

Currently, Gunta Sloga is the Executive Director of the Baltic Centre for Media Excellence – a regional resource centre for journalists and a hub of media literacy initiatives.