Daryna Shevchenko

CEO The Kyiv Independent

Daryna Shevchenko is the CEO of The Kyiv Independent, an English-language publication created by journalists fired from Kyiv Post for defending editorial independence. Daryna has 10 years experience as a media manager, trainer and media consultant. After working at Kyiv Post, she became the executive director of Media Development Foundation, ran the investigative journalism department at TV channel ZIK and worked as executive producer of award-winning investigative media Slidstvo.Info before joining Jnomics Media consultancy as Partner.

For some background on the Kyiv Independent story, see 23 December 2021 article Ukraine: After sudden dismissal, ex-Kyiv Post staff regroup to launch Kyiv Independent.

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