Born in 1972 in Turnov. He studied journalism at FSV UK. As a journalist, he successively worked in Český deník, in the weekly Respekt, in the daily MF Dnes, and in Hospodářské noviny. After that, he directed domestic news at Czech Television and was as well its chief political analyst. He has been working for Seznam Zpravy since September 2016. He is the recipient of the Ferdinand Peroutka Award and was also the Czech Twitter personality of the year. He is the author of the book Nemilosrdné příběhy českých dějin (Heartless Stories from Czech History).