Edit Zgut is a Hungarian Political scientist. She worked as a journalist at several news outlets. She was a columnist at Kitekinto.hu, and also contributed for Hirado.hu before working at Heti Válasz. Currently she is a foreign policy analyst at Political Capital, a Budapest-based think tank. In addition to a number of media publications, as a co-author she has contributed to Political Capital publications on foreign policy, mainly illiberal tendencies in Eastern Europe. She also teaches at Pázmány Péter Catholic University as a guest lecturer.