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Johana Kotišová

Guest Professor, Post-doctoral scientists


Johana Kotišová works as a Guest Professor at the VUB Communication Studies Department and as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Media Studies Department of the University of Amsterdam. Before joining UvA and VUB, Johana worked as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Media Studies and Journalism, Masaryk University in Brno. She has a background in social anthropology, media and journalism studies, and a joint PhD degree in sociology. Her interests include crisis and conflict reporting, newsworkers’ emotional labor and well-being, participatory action research, and creative research methods. Her first book Crisis Reporters, Emotions, and Technology: An Ethnography (2019, Palgrave Macmillan, open access) explores European crisis reporters’ emotional labor and professional ideology.