Jelena Prtoric is a freelance journalist who has reported for a wide variety of publications in English, French, Italian, and her native Croatian. Her work has focused on gender and human rights, migration, the environment/climate, culture and social movements, through an investigative and (often) cross-border lens. As of 2020, Jelena has been the Arena Climate Network coordinator for Arena for Journalism in Europe, a non-profit organisation. She is also an occasional podcaster and translator of graphic novels. In 2022, Jelena is a Bertha Challenge Fellow and is working on in-depth research into the quality of water in Europe, focusing on agricultural pollution of water bodies.