Tomáš Němeček is a Czech journalist based in Prague. He studied journalism and law at Charles University in Prague. Before graduating he worked for the weekly Mladý svět, after which, in 1995, he moved on to the weekly, Respekt, becoming its editor-in-chief in January 2003. In April 2005, he became the chief columnist for the daily Hospodářské noviny and in August 2009 he started editing Orientace, a supplement to the daily Lidové noviny. In 2004, he was awarded the prestigious Ferdinand Peroutka Prize and he is also the recipient of both the Citibank Excellence in Journalism Award and the Open Society Fund Journalism Award.
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