Nikita Poljakov has worked in Hospodářské noviny daily for over nine years, currently as deputy editor-in-chief. In the past year, he created two big projects at Aktuálně.cz, namely Misinformation: What Do Lies Mean To You?, Poor Czechia and You Are Not Alone, solutions journalism project focusing on male suicides in the Czech Republic. The first project received the Journalist Award for Innovative Online Journalism. Currently, he publishes a series of articles as a part of Smart Czechia platform, which focuses on education reform in the Czech Republic. He received his education at University College London and London School of Economics and Political Science.