Olivera Nikolić is currently working as Acting Director of the Montenegro Media Institute, a non-profit civil society organization founded in 2000 dedicated to the improvement of professional and ethical standards in journalism.
She is a professional journalist since 1996. She has been working for BBC, Deustche Welle (DW), Agency France Presse (AFP), Radio Free Europe (RFE), Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Beta News Agency, in the role of correspondent, or stringer, from Montenegro. Currently she is also engaged as correspondent of AFP from Montenegro. She graduated at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Podgorica at the department for Diplomacy and International relations.