Athens, Kentrikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece
Nikolia Apostolou is a multimedia-journalist currently sharing her time between Kalamata and Athens, Greece. For the last decade, she has been writing, doing video, and producing documentaries based out of Greece, Cyprus, and Turkey for media such as: The Associated Press, AJ+, The New York Times, PBS, USA Today, Deutsche Welle, Al-Jazeera, The Economist, Newsweek, Hakai Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Berlin Policy Journal, Global Post, and many others.
With a group of eight journalists across Europe, North Africa, and Turkey, Nikolia also researched “The Criminal Migrant Shipping Network” on how cargo ships are used to transfer big numbers of refugees from Turkey to Greece and Italy.
Nikolia earned her Master’s Degree in Digital Media at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and her Bachelor’s Degree at Panteion University, in Athens, Greece majoring in journalism. She’s lived in Lesbos, Istanbul, Riyadh, and New York, but keeps traveling the globe.
Gold Award in the category Documentary at the Tokyo International Foto Awards in 2018, for her short documentary Goodbye, Pumice Island
Silver Award in the category Moving Images at the Tokyo International Foto Awards in 2018, for her short documentary Goodbye, Pumice Island
Gold Medal in the video content category at the 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards for her documentary The Fishermen of Lesbos
Silver medal as Independent Publisher of The Year at the 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards for her documentary The Fishermen of Lesbos
St. Louis International Film Festival, US
Encounters Festival, UK
International Festival of Short Films on Culture and Tourism, India
60 Seconds or Less Video Festival, US
Al-Nahj International Film Festival, Egypt
Feminist Border Arts Film Festival , New Mexico State University
Emerging Lens Cultural Film Festival, Canada
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