KyivMediaSchool

Kyiv Media School – is an initiative of the Media Development Foundation (MDF), which forms a new generation of media professionals in the face of rapid changes in the media landscape, combining ethical principles with advanced practical skills.

Kyiv Media School – is an initiative of the Media Development Foundation (MDF), which forms a new generation of media professionals in the face of rapid changes in the media landscape, combining ethical principles with advanced practical skills.

Kyiv Media School – is an initiative of the Media Development Foundation (MDF), which forms a new generation of media professionals in the face of rapid changes in the media landscape, combining ethical principles with advanced practical skills.

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About us

Kyiv Media School is a new initiative of the Media Development Foundation (MDF), created in partnership with the ERSTE Foundation.

Kyiv Media School is a new initiative of the Media Development Foundation (MDF), created in partnership with the ERSTE Foundation.

Kyiv Media School is a new initiative of the Media Development Foundation (MDF), created in partnership with the ERSTE Foundation.

In a rapidly changing media landscape characterized by the digital revolution and the constant pursuit of truth in the face of disinformation, there emerges a pressing need for a new cohort of media professionals.

In a rapidly changing media landscape characterized by the digital revolution and the constant pursuit of truth in the face of disinformation, there emerges a pressing need for a new cohort of media professionals.

In a rapidly changing media landscape characterized by the digital revolution and the constant pursuit of truth in the face of disinformation, there emerges a pressing need for a new cohort of media professionals.

Our school aspires to fill this gap, cultivating journalists and media specialists equipped with practical skills and a clear understanding of the journalism mission in present-day Ukraine. Through a blend of contemporary curriculum, experienced faculty, and unparalleled real-world training opportunities, we're laying the foundation for a transparent, innovative, and ethically-driven media environment in Ukraine.

Our school aspires to fill this gap, cultivating journalists and media specialists equipped with practical skills and a clear understanding of the journalism mission in present-day Ukraine. Through a blend of contemporary curriculum, experienced faculty, and unparalleled real-world training opportunities, we're laying the foundation for a transparent, innovative, and ethically-driven media environment in Ukraine.

Our school aspires to fill this gap, cultivating journalists and media specialists equipped with practical skills and a clear understanding of the journalism mission in present-day Ukraine. Through a blend of contemporary curriculum, experienced faculty, and unparalleled real-world training opportunities, we're laying the foundation for a transparent, innovative, and ethically-driven media environment in Ukraine.

Courses

Speakers

Speakers

Andriy Boborykin

Project director of Kyiv Media School, CEO of Ukrayinska Pravda.

Andriy Boborykin

Project director of Kyiv Media School, CEO of Ukrayinska Pravda.

Yulia Salizhenko

Creative director of Platfor.ma and a media mentor at MDF. She is a trainer in strategic planning and creative communications for media, business and NGOs.

Yulia Salizhenko

Creative director of Platfor.ma and a media mentor at MDF. She is a trainer in strategic planning and creative communications for media, business and NGOs.

Maria Fronoshchuk

Specialist in behavioral science and behavior change, behavioral architecture manager at Cowry Consulting (London), co-founder of the media and agency Platfor.ma.

Maria Fronoshchuk

Specialist in behavioral science and behavior change, behavioral architecture manager at Cowry Consulting (London), co-founder of the media and agency Platfor.ma.

Iryna Khomenko

Ukrainian philosopher, Head of the Faculty of Logic at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Iryna Khomenko

Ukrainian philosopher, Head of the Faculty of Logic at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

Oleksandra Baklanova

Strategy and change management consultant and managing partner at pro.mova. She specializes in complex cases that require cross-cutting competencies.

Oleksandra Baklanova

Strategy and change management consultant and managing partner at pro.mova. She specializes in complex cases that require cross-cutting competencies.

Oleksandr Akymenko

Director at MSc Innovations and Entrepreneurship at UCU Business School. Founder at Yes&Design та Co-Founder at Platfor.ma.

Oleksandr Akymenko

Director at MSc Innovations and Entrepreneurship at UCU Business School. Founder at Yes&Design та Co-Founder at Platfor.ma.

Anastasia Rudenko

Editor-in-chief of the online publication "Rubrika", editor-in-chief of the online publication "Skhidnyi Variant", founder of the media network "Window of Recovery". Accredited trainer of the Solutions Journalism Network.

Anastasia Rudenko

Editor-in-chief of the online publication "Rubrika", editor-in-chief of the online publication "Skhidnyi Variant", founder of the media network "Window of Recovery". Accredited trainer of the Solutions Journalism Network.

Maryna Smagina

Editorial director of "'Rubrika", writer, translator, and mentor. Author of five books for children and adults and ten nonfiction and fiction translations. PhD candidate at the University of Helsinki.

Maryna Smagina

Editorial director of "'Rubrika", writer, translator, and mentor. Author of five books for children and adults and ten nonfiction and fiction translations. PhD candidate at the University of Helsinki.

Maria Smyk

Editor-in-chief of "Rubrika" media solutions, media mentor at Media Development Foundation.

Maria Smyk

Editor-in-chief of "Rubrika" media solutions, media mentor at Media Development Foundation.

Maria Smyk

Editor-in-chief of "Rubrika" media solutions, media mentor at Media Development Foundation.

Victoria Gubareva

Environmental journalist at "Rubrika" and "Ecorubrika" online media solutions, published in Green European Journal, UWEC Work Group, author of the projects "Biosphere Reserves of Ukraine: Stories of War" and "Courage of Environmentalists".

Victoria Gubareva

Environmental journalist at "Rubrika" and "Ecorubrika" online media solutions, published in Green European Journal, UWEC Work Group, author of the projects "Biosphere Reserves of Ukraine: Stories of War" and "Courage of Environmentalists".

Anastasia Kurylenko

Communications Director at "Rubrika" media outlet. A political scientist by education, she completed postgraduate studies in political communications.

Anastasia Kurylenko

Communications Director at "Rubrika" media outlet. A political scientist by education, she completed postgraduate studies in political communications.

Maria Minaeva

Chief designer of "Rubrika", artist, illustrator.

Maria Minaeva

Chief designer of "Rubrika", artist, illustrator.

Iryna Shulgan

SMM manager of "Rubrika" media solutions.

Iryna Shulgan

SMM manager of "Rubrika" media solutions.

Sergiy Danilov

Founder and CEO of Beehiveor Academy and R&D Labs, PhD, neuroscientist with 20 years of lecturing and research experience at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Founder and project manager of Eyepass.

Sergiy Danilov

Founder and CEO of Beehiveor Academy and R&D Labs, PhD, neuroscientist with 20 years of lecturing and research experience at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Founder and project manager of Eyepass.

Oksana Rasulova

Journalist and trauma journalism researcher. Manages the project on monitoring of war crimes courts at the Media Initiative for Human Rights.

Oksana Rasulova

Journalist and trauma journalism researcher. Manages the project on monitoring of war crimes courts at the Media Initiative for Human Rights.

Viktor Dosenko

Ukrainian pathophysiologist, geneticist, head of the Department of General and Molecular Pathophysiology at the Bogomolets Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, professor.

Viktor Dosenko

Ukrainian pathophysiologist, geneticist, head of the Department of General and Molecular Pathophysiology at the Bogomolets Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, professor.

Viktor Dosenko

Ukrainian pathophysiologist, geneticist, head of the Department of General and Molecular Pathophysiology at the Bogomolets Institute of Physiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, professor.

Olesia Bida

Journalist of the war crimes investigation department of The Kyiv Independent.

Olesia Bida

Journalist of the war crimes investigation department of The Kyiv Independent.

Gavin Rees

Senior Advisor for Curriculum and Innovation at the Dart Center. For many years, he has been the head of the Dart Center's European office.

Gavin Rees

Senior Advisor for Curriculum and Innovation at the Dart Center. For many years, he has been the head of the Dart Center's European office.

Hanna Uliura

Ukrainian literary scholar, PhD in Philology, literary critic.

Hanna Uliura

Ukrainian literary scholar, PhD in Philology, literary critic.

Tara Conrad

Psychotherapist, gestalt therapist, supervisor, facilitator.

Tara Conrad

Psychotherapist, gestalt therapist, supervisor, facilitator.

Bohdana Neborak

Interview editor at The Ukrainians, co-author of the podcast "Untitled".

Bohdana Neborak

Interview editor at The Ukrainians, co-author of the podcast "Untitled".

Yuliana Skibitska

Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the "Babel" publication.

Yuliana Skibitska

Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the "Babel" publication.

Nastia Horpinchenko

Reporter at Slidstvo.info.

Nastia Horpinchenko

Reporter at Slidstvo.info.

Sofia Kochmar

Independent producer of international media in Ukraine (60 minutes CBS News, BBC World, Netflix, BFMTV).

Sofia Kochmar

Independent producer of international media in Ukraine (60 minutes CBS News, BBC World, Netflix, BFMTV).

Natalia Tachynska

Independent consultant and author of educational projects in the field of team development, integral leadership and authentic personal development.

Natalia Tachynska

Independent consultant and author of educational projects in the field of team development, integral leadership and authentic personal development.

Andriy Myroniuk

Founder of Myroniuk Consulting. For more than 13 years has been developing businesses in Ukraine and abroad, teaching at UCU Business School.

Andriy Myroniuk

Founder of Myroniuk Consulting. For more than 13 years has been developing businesses in Ukraine and abroad, teaching at UCU Business School.

Yulia Petryk

PR Lead at MacPaw

Yulia Petryk

PR Lead at MacPaw

Tetiana Fomina

Operations Manager of the international media publishing company AmoMama. Manages a remote editorial team, consisting of over 60 people from 17 countries worldwide.

Tetiana Fomina

Operations Manager of the international media publishing company AmoMama. Manages a remote editorial team, consisting of over 60 people from 17 countries worldwide.

Ruslan Niftullayev

Head of Compliance at Genesis

Ruslan Niftullayev

Head of Compliance at Genesis

Kateryna Liushniak

Head of Operations at Legit media holding, part of Genesis holding

Kateryna Liushniak

Head of Operations at Legit media holding, part of Genesis holding

Nina Romashchenko

SEO Content Team Lead. Works on media projects that are leaders in Sub-Saharan Africa. Specializes in optimizing and promoting local content and Tier 1 markets.

Nina Romashchenko

SEO Content Team Lead. Works on media projects that are leaders in Sub-Saharan Africa. Specializes in optimizing and promoting local content and Tier 1 markets.

Lesia Kozachevska

Media Project Manager at Legit Media Holding, managing editorial teams of the largest media outlets in Nigeria and Ghana.

Lesia Kozachevska

Media Project Manager at Legit Media Holding, managing editorial teams of the largest media outlets in Nigeria and Ghana.

Yana Okhrimenko

Senior Economist at the Center for Economic Strategy. She has been working at the Lazarski University and the University of Warsaw . She is the author of scientific works in the field of international economics, institutional economics, and microeconomics.

Yana Okhrimenko

Senior Economist at the Center for Economic Strategy. She has been working at the Lazarski University and the University of Warsaw . She is the author of scientific works in the field of international economics, institutional economics, and microeconomics.

Yelyzaveta Bordunova

Editor-in-Chief of Vector. Host of the podcast “How did you do it”. Author and “party moderator” of Creative Beings, a community and series of networking events.

Yelyzaveta Bordunova

Editor-in-Chief of Vector. Host of the podcast “How did you do it”. Author and “party moderator” of Creative Beings, a community and series of networking events.

Team

Yevhen Zaslavsky

Executive Director

Andriy Boborykin

Program director of Kyiv Media School

Yevheniya Oliynyk

Program Director of Media Development Foundation

Tetyana Kulkova

Tetyana Gordienko

Academic Director

Artem Khalimovskyi

Program Manager of Kyiv Media School

Anastasia Kalynivska

Junior Program Manager at Kyiv Media School

Yulia Krus

Partnership/Funds PM

Dmytro Mitsevych

Finance Manager

Partners

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Partners

The site was developed with the support of the ERSTE Stiftung

Partners

The site was developed with the support of the ERSTE Stiftung

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Site development: Illia Shytov