Creative Director, Radio Free Europe/Radio LibertyBelarus
Francisak Viačorka is the Creative Director of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Belarus service and the Vice President of the Digital Communication Network and consultant at the U.S. Agency for Global Media. Mr. Viačorka is a well regarded expert on Russian disinformation. Thus, Mr. Viačorka has served as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Defense, Freedom House, and the Broadcasting Board of Governors regarding Russian disinformation. For his activism and journalist work in Belarus, Mr. Viačorka was incarcerated multiple times by the regime of Alexander Lukashenko. Mr. Viačorka was the first Vaclav Havel Fellow for RFE/RL with Havel’s personal recommendation.