Olga Kovalenko

Olga Kovalenko

Ukraine-Balkans-Asia

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Overview

I am originally from Ukraine, but I have chosen to live and travel abroad, which I successfully do for seven years already.After graduating with MD in English and German Philology, Translation and Literature, I started writing for the English-language newspaper based in Kiev (Kiev Post), in a section of lifestyle and entertainment.I studied cinema and theatre for two years, which allowed me to work as a cinema critic, as well.When I moved out of Ukraine, I started writing for a number of travel magazines, which I still keep doing.I am passionate about languages, so thanks to my knowledge of Ukrainian, Russian, English, and Italian among others, I can conduct a research in some of the most interesting regions without a help of a translator.

Work experience

cinema critic

Cineticle
September, 2008 – November, 2014 (about 6 years)

journalist and assistant editor

Kyiv Post
January, 2007 – December, 2008 (almost 2 years)