2013 – Present

  • Self-supported: She builds projects for teams, in education, journalism, and Himalayan storytelling;
  • Instructor at the Faculty of Journalism and Communications Sciences (FJSC), the University of Bucharest;
  • Consultant within the Romanian Government (2016). Provided ideas, strategy, content, and tools;
  • Co-authored SUMMITEERS,  a learning program for teams based on true stories.
  • She teaches concentrated science and tricks in journalism and mass-communications (creative workshops for those who want to cope with the fake in the media – and much more).

2010 – 2012

  • Head of Corporate Communications, TVR (Romania’s public television);
  • Kicked off several projects – PR, CSR, Internal Communications – which were firsts in the history of Romanian public television;
  • Oversaw dozens of crisis situations;
  • Attended a program for strategic business planning and management, iPlan. iPlan’s main tool – Markstrat – is used by most of the Fortune Top 500 companies and by several international top business schools;

2012

  • Part of a German mountain climbing expedition to Himalaya, Nepal, on Chulu Far East Mt., North of Annapurna range. She reached an altitude of 19,680 feet (~6,000 m);
  • Jury member, Superscrieri journalism competition;
  • Kicked off Business in Jeans (BiJ), inspired by the philosophy of traditional mountaineers. BiJ is not a company; it is a theory that acts as a guiding principle for behavior. In short, this is about doing memorable things while protecting the natural environment. Jeans signify freedom of thinking and action, and a young spirit – in business and more.

2011

  • Research trip to BBC‘s headquarters, London, UK;
  • Attended “Network and Learn” seminar on Corporate Communication in Geneva, Switzerland, hosted by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU);
  • Worked with the board of Romanian Business Leaders Foundation to organize its first event;

2010

  • Created and put into practice the first integrated multimedia project in the Romanian print industry*. The project turned a profit during very difficult financial times for the print industry;

 

*live reporting from Cannes Lions – the most important international event for the world’s communication industry – on all available media platforms: online, print, TV, radio, social media.

2007 – 2010

  • Financial journalist for a leading business magazine in Romania;
  • Scoops and exclusive, high-profile interviews with business leaders and influential figures;
  • In-depth analysis and insights about major deals behind closed doors;
  • Exclusive interview with John Kotter, the foremost expert on the topics of Leadership and Transformation;

Click here to see a selection of articles.

2007

  • Project manager, AdRating #1, a publication that ranked the Romanian media and advertising companies. She authored the concept and the methodology;
  • News Coordinator, the Media Department, NewsIn press agency;

2005 – 2006

  • “Journalist of the Year” award in a journalism contest organized by Freedom House – Media & Advertising category;
  • Shortlisted for the Romanian Press Club Awards for an article on sports marketing;
  • Exclusive interview with Philip Kotler, the world’s foremost expert on the strategic practice of marketing;
  • Editor for Business Magazin (weekly);
  • Contributor to Ziarul Financiar financial daily newspaper;

2003 – 2005

  • PR Director, Integrator/SAP Romania;
  • Marketing executive, Panasonic Romania;

2002 – 2003

  • Master’s Degree in Management, Mass-Media – the University of Bucharest. The research topic of the final thesis was Leadership;
  • License Degree in Journalism – FJSC, the University of Bucharest;
  • Financial journalist for Business Review and AdMaker;
  • “Writing for the Internet” workshop in Sofia, Bulgaria – organized by the International Institute for Journalism (Germany);

1995 – 2000

  • Winner of a Journalism fellowship trip to Tokyo, Japan – fully financed by the owner of a TV production working with NHK, Japan’s TV public service;
  • Winner of a journalism scholarship, Republic of Moldova;
  • TV reporter for the public broadcaster, TVR1;
  • Finalist in the National Olympics for Foreign Languages in high-school;