I am available for assignments worldwide. I have worked in several countries in Europe and Africa. My work has been published by the leading Finnish, Italian and international outlets and broadcasters, non-profits and non-governmental organisations.
My customers include:
Finnish Publish Service Broadcasting Company Yleisradio, BBC, Helsingin Sanomat (Finland's leading daily), Internazionale Magazine, Keskisuomalainen, Aamulehti, Ulkopolitiikka, Journalisti, Maailman Kuvalehti, Veikkauksen asiakaslehti X, Seura, Apu, Feministinen aikakauslehti Tulva, Matkailulehti Mondo, Blue Wings, Holland Herald and Glorian Ruoka & Viini.
Finnish Refugee Council (Suomen Pakolaisapu), Amnesty Finland, TAT (Economy and Youth).
I have worked in following countries:
Finland, Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda.
Journalist – covering Southern Europe, the Mediterranean and East Africa. Customers: Finnish Broadcasting Company Yleisradio, BBC, Internazionale
December 2018 - present. Rome, Italy
I work as the Italy-based journalist for the Finnish Broadcasting Company. I independently produce news pieces and reportage for radio, TV and the web.
Freelance Journalist and Writer
January 2013 - present.
I work as a freelance journalist and correspondent for several newspapers and magazines. I cover independently humanitarian and social issues and important news events (such as the Italian parliamentary election in 2022, Covid-19 pandemic in Italy in 2020-2021 and Brussels terrorist attacks in 2016) and write topical foreign reportage mostly in southern Europe and East Africa. Working languages Finnish, English, Italian and French.
Information Officer. Finnish Refugee Council
October 2018 - March 2018. Kampala, Uganda
In collaboration with fundraising and communications teams, my task was to promote Finnish Refugee Council's work through digital channels. I conducted interviews and wrote articles about FRC's activities and beneficiaries in Uganda, photographed for the organization both in Kampala and at numerous refugee settlements around the country. The work also included publishing on the organisation's social media channels. Working languages: English, French and Finnish.
Intern. Media Institute of Southern Africa
June 2015 - July 2015. Windhoek, Namibia
Writing articles about media freedom issues in Africa for the non-governmental organisation's website. Completing a social media strategy for the organisation and updating its social media channels. Creating newsletters and other web material. Working language English.
Creative Writer. Tammi Publishers, Richard McCormick's
April 2015 - August 2015, Paris, France / Helsinki, Finland
I contributed to a culinary travel guide to Paris for a Finland-based chef and restaurateur Richard McCormick.
Communications Trainee. Finnfacts, Economic Information Office
March 2014 - July 2014, Helsinki, Finland
Writing articles about Finnish business and industry for an online magazine. Handling international media relations and updating the organisation's web page. Creating news letters and other web content, social media publishing. Working languages English and Finnish.
News Journalist. YLE Uutiset
June 2012 - August 2012, Helsinki, Finland
Online news reporting for the Finnish Broadcasting Company's news-related website.
Journalist. Helsingin Sanomat
January 2011 - May 2012, Helsinki, Finland
Writing culture and event-related articles and interviews for Finland's leading newspaper.
- Finnish - Mother tongue
- English - C2
- Italian - C2
- Swedish - B2
- French - B1
- Swahili - A1
University of Tampere, School of Social Sciences and Humanities
2016 - 2019, Master's Degree in Social Sciences
Principal subject: Peace, Mediation and Conflict Research. Additional studies in Human Rights, Gender Studies and International Communication.
Master's Thesis about everyday peace and conflict transportation in Nakivale refugee settlement in Uganda.
University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences
2010 - 2014, Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences
Principal subject: Media and Communication Studies
Minors: Economics, Journalism
Other subjects: Political Science, Global Studies, Statistics, Italian Language, French Language
Bachelor's Thesis about Italian society and media.
Exchange studies at University of Florence in 2012 - 2013.
- News Journalism
- Foreign Reporting
- Tv and radio production
- Creative Writing
- Content Creating
- Digital Communication
- Social Media Strategy
- Media Relations
POSITIONS OF TRUST
Finnish Feminist Association Unioni
Vice Member of Board, 2016 - 2018.
Student Association Media ry.
Member of Board, 2011-2012.
Student Association Lööppi ry.
Member of Board, 2008 - 2009.