Daria Dergacheva



Regional editor, deputy director at FederalPress news agency. Moscow, Russia
January 2006 - Present

I contribute to the work of regional journalistic teams in Siberia, the Far East, Volga, North-west, South and the Caucasus regions of Russia. I train journalists, open the new offices, hire, train and supervise the new editors of the regional offices. I also write news features on both political and business topics, as well as contribute to the TV production for the agency.

Marketing, SEO and SMM manager, Also in London project (the University of Westminster) London, the UK January - April 2013

Director of regional office at Open Russia NGO, Russia
December 2004 - January 2006

Regional program officer at National Democratic Institute (USA), Russia , June 2002 - November 2004

Honors and awards

Chevening scholarship
The UK government, Foreign and Commonwealth Office 2012/13 London, the UK

Helsinki Espania/OSCE scholarship
Scholarship, course on conflict prevention 2004 Madrid, Spain

Civic Education Project scholarship
Scholarship from the Open Society foundation for teaching in the Urals State university 2003/04 Yekaterinburg, Russia

Central European University scholarship
Scholarship for postgraduate studies 2000/2001 Warsaw, Poland


Russian (Native). English (Full professional proficiency)


University of Westminster
MA, International Journalism, 2012 - 2013
Central European University
MA, Sociology, Economics, 2000 — 2001
Urals State University
BA Sociology, 1995 - 2000