Monika Evstatieva Monika Evstatieva is a Senior Producer on Investigations.
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Monika Evstatieva, photographed for NPR, 27 July 2019, in Washington DC.
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Monika Evstatieva

Senior Producer, Investigations

Monika Evstatieva is a Senior Producer on Investigations.

She was previously a line producer on Weekend Edition, where she was responsible for putting the program on air and planning coverage.

Since coming to NPR in May 2006, Evstatieva has worked on various programs including Morning Edition, Tell Me More with Michel Martin, and All Things Considered. She has travelled throughout the United States to cover politics and the environment and has reported in Afghanistan, the Balkans, Russia, and Western Europe.

Over the years, Evstatieva has covered the migration crisis in Europe, the aftermath of the Bataclan shooting in Paris, the 2018 presidential elections in Russia, and the U.S. border wall dispute. Evstatieva has also covered multiple primary elections, inaugurations, and SXSW music events.

Evstatieva received multiple awards as part of the Tell Me More team, including an NABJ Salute to Excellence National Media Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award.

Evstatieva has a Master of Arts in journalism and public affairs from American University in Washington, DC, and a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and business administration from American University in Bulgaria.

Evstatieva is originally from Sofia, Bulgaria.

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