On November, Ukrainian media community had a chance to attend “Best Media Practices” – the first all-Ukrainian conference under the auspices of journalist contest PRESSzvanie. Twelve reputable journalists, editors and media managers shared their experience, knowledge and success stories of how they managed to become influential as professionals.
The speakers, most of whom were practicing journalists, shared about how their stories changed destinies of individuals, including politicians as well as ordinary citizens. Well-known media managers recollected how they started new projects, what challenges and difficulties they had to face and how they overcame them.
The special guest of the conference was Andrey Vasilev, chief-editor of Kommersant publishing house in 1999-2011, editor-in-chief of Kommersant Ukraine in 2005-2006, producer of “Citizen Poet” project ", holder of a prize “For Contribution to Journalism Development” from PRESSZVANIE Contest.