Olga Churakova

Olga Churakova was selected for the 2020 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Master and Chef.’

Olga Churakova graduated from Moscow State University in 2012 with a degree in internet journalism. She has covered Russian policy processes for nearly 7 years. After university, she started her career as a journalist at the famous Russian independent media outlet ‘Novaya Gazeta.’ Afterwards, she worked at the publishing house ‘Kommersant,’ in addition to working for 5 years as a political journalist at the independent newspaper ‘Vedomosti.’ She has also worked at the television channel ‘Rain.’ Now, she’s working at The Project, which she considers to be the best unique non-profit independent media outlet specialized in in-depth investigation journalism in Russia.