MA in Communications and Public Relations, BA in Journalism
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AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Ten years of experience establishing and leading Public Relations departments at large international institutions and organizations: World Vision and International University of Sarajevo. Since 2017, leading all PR and Comms activities of 15 million EUR worth Flood Recovery Programme at UNDP in BiH.
Passionate and skilled storyteller and content creator for various audiences for more than ten years. Created content ranging from articles on politics, culture, and everyday life in Bosnia’s most circulated daily, Dnevni Avaz, and the non-profit Institute for War and Peace Reporting, to human interest stories, press releases, annual reports, and info graphics for World Vision, UNICEF and UNDP.
Experienced in envisioning and writing communication strategies, as well as measuring accomplishments and adjusting strategy to get results.
Since 2011, held a number of training workshops to educate both adults and youth (ages 12 and above) on the topics of photography, video production, public speaking, media relations, and social media and entrepreneurship.
Country Ambassador for the Digital Communications Network, a group of more than 3,000 communications professional from Europe, Central Asia, and the United States. Skilled in managing social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc), and especially interested in the latest innovations happening in the digital world and their implementation in everyday life.
As World Vision’s Emergency Communicator, responded to record-breaking floods in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2014-2015) and the refugee crisis in the Western Balkans (2015-2016) by producing content (reports, stories, and photos), hosting international media and VIPs, fundraising and managing donor communication requests.