Lina Vdovîi is a Moldovan-born journalist with experience in investigative journalism, narrative journalism and new media. She started working as a reporter for Opinia Studenteasca in Iasi, Romania in 2008.
Before moving to Bucharest, she participated in the project CNN iReport University and received a European journalism scholarship from Freedom House Romania.
In December 2012, she joined the Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism and, in 2014, was a fellow in the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence. In 2014, Vdovîi received the award for the Best Feature of the Year at the national contest "Superstories" and in 2015 won the award for the Young Journalist of the Year in Romania.
Her articles have been published in outlets such as Dilema Veche, Decat o Revista, The Industry, Courrier International, EUobserver, Transitions Online, The Guardian, RFE/RL, The Christian Science Monitor and Balkan Insight.