Nikita Poljakov has worked for Hospodarske noviny for nine years, currently as the deputy editor-in-chief of the daily. In the last year, he released two projects on Aktualne.cz daily. Both to some extent utilize solutions journalism methods. The first one, which focuses on Russian propaganda and disinformation campaigns in the Czech Republic, won a Journalism Award (Open Society Foundation) for online journalism.
His last project www.nejsisam.cz (You Are Not Alone) is about male suicide problematics and its prevention.
Nikita graduated from Charles University in Prague, University College London and London School of Economics and Political Science. He is a visiting lecturer at Charles University in Prague.