Radka Betcheva is a senior project manager in the Director General’s Office of the EBU. She works on strategic, advisory and policy issues related to EBU members. She manages a programme for support of public service media in the EU accession countries.
From 2005 to 2012 Ms Betcheva worked as a Head of the Media Programme in the OSCE Mission to Montenegro, supporting media reforms in the host country. She worked also with the UNMIK/OSCE Mission in Kosovo in 2004-2005.
Ms Betcheva has 16 years of experience in Bulgarian public service broadcasting as a journalist, editor and executive producer and part time lecturer at the New Bulgarian University.
She speaks English, German, Russian, French, Serbo-Croatian, Bulgarian.
She holds a masters degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from Tufts University, Boston, a masters degree in Economics from the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, and a diploma in Journalism. In 2002-2003 she was awarded the prestigious Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University.