Media Jury


Stanela Kostallari
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Stanela Kostallari has 12 years experience as a culture journalist and since January 2015, covers the sector in the Information Department at Agon Channel television. Kostallari, worked for 9 years at Vision Plus TV at the Information Department. She has also been active in print media for magazines "Trendy", "Annabel", "Grazia" and "Living" that was presented with various interviews and articles on art and culture figures in the country. Stanela Kostallari has conducted studies of Journalism at the University of Tirana. She has a Masters in International Affairs from the University of Tirana  and has accomplished a specialization 1 month in the UK and Germany by international news agency "Reuters".

 
Marin Mema
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Marin Mema born in Tirana in 22/03/1981 from 2002 to present is a journalist at the television Top Channel ; 2002 to present: journalist at the journal « Shqip »1996-1997 : journalist at the journal « Populli »1996-1998: journalist at the journal « Sporti shqiptar ». He directed the serial of programmes "Shqiperia tjeter" which is broadcast every Monday at Top Channel and every Tuesday at Top News. Author of more than 250 reportages on social issues, human rights and political developments in Albania since the time of communism to the transition years. Author of dozens of documentaries with historical and current situation, which are include countries such as the USA, Greece, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey, etc.

Awards: 2005 The first prize for best investigative report on the issue of suicide in children; 2012 The best Reporter  2011 2012 / Chosen by an independent Academy of the audience; 2012 One of the 10 personalities of 2012 / Chosen by the magazine "Klan"; 2013 Goodwill Ambassador for UNDP cultural diversity; 2013 One of the 10 personalities of 2013 / The result of the survey of public / Top Channel; 2014 The best Journalist of the Year;

 
Ben Andoni
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Ben Andoni, born in 1966 in Tirana, studied Geography and worked firstly at the  Hydrometeorological Institute. Since 1996 his main profession has been as a journalist. He wrote for the newspaper “Koha Jone”; was Cultural Editor of the newspapers “Gazeta Shqiptare” and “Korrieri”; Chief Editor of the weekly magazine “ABC” and Deputy Chief Editor of the magazine “MAPO”. He is currently Editor in Chief for Weekly Culture Supplement “Milosao”.

He was also correspondent of the Belgrade news agency BETA and of other foreign agencies and newspapers. Ben Andoni translates from Serbian, Croatian and English. His publications include Albanian translations of the works from some very well-known Serbian, Bosnian authors. In the last years, he translated the novel “Pnin” of Vladimir Nabukov and collections of poetries by Cezlav Milosz.

In the last years, he has been also part of some National Juries concerning Culture and Media.

 


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