I am a New York-based writer, marketing professional, and world-class news junkie. I am always on the lookout for innovative storytelling and the latest media and marketing trends. In the last decade, I have created multiple digital publications, including Russia Direct; and I have worked with many startups in the US and UK, helping them build marketing strategies, branded content, and media relations. I have written for The Washington Post, FIPP, WAN-IFRA, Republica.Ru and others.

Specialties: writing, copywriting, content marketing, integrated marketing, acquisition and retention marketing, analytics, social media, brand strategy, research, sales pitches, contract negotiations, partnerships, business strategy, business expansion, product development, campaign management, events management, public speaking, media relations.

Skills: Google Drive, Google Analytics, Mailchimp, Social Media Analytics, Facebook Company Pages and PPC campaigns, Medium, Canva, basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and HTML/ CSS/ JavaScript.