Vedrana Simičević is a freelance Croatian journalist and editor.
With M.A. in psychology, Vedrana is specialised in science, environment and social issues. Her articles appeared in Science, New Scientist, Physics Today, BBC Future, Balkan Insight, and Jutarnji list among others. She previously worked in the Croatian daily newspaper Novi list as a staff journalist and editor for 20 years.
Vedrana won the Croatian national award for the best journalistic work in the field of environmental protection. She was a fellow of the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence and was shortlisted for the European Science Writer of the Year award. She is one of the founding members of the Croatian Association of Science Writers and a board member of the Balkan Network of science journalists. Her other projects include science communication workshops for Croatian scientists.
As an experienced alpinist, she was a two-time winner of the Croatian Olympic Committee award for special achievements in Himalayas.