Marta Šimečkova

Journalist (Slovakia)

She published under the name Marta Frišová. After 1989, she became editor of Archa, one of the first independent publishing houses in Slovakia. Later she became editor-in-chief of Mosty (Bridges), a Czecho-Slovak weekly Mosty and worked with Andrea Puková on editing Fórum, a supplement of daily SME. She also worked at Domino-Fórum weekly and daily SME. Since 2004 she contributes to the monthly OS, where she also serves as co-editor. In 2005, she received the Milena Jesenská Scholarship, offered by Vienna Institute for Human Sciences, to conduct interviews on Europe.