Monika Garbaciauskaitė-Budriene has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of Lithuanian National Radio and Television (LRT) in April 2018. Garbaciauskaite-Budriene is an experienced journalist who was editor-in-chief and a columnist of Lithuania’s biggest news website DELFI between 2000-2017. Previously she worked as a business news reporter for business newspaper and a reporter for Radio Free Europe. She is also a guest speaker in journalism and communication studies and various conferences. Garbaciauskaite-Budriene has graduated a bachelor degree in Journalism and a master degree in International Communication in Vilnius University.