Anna Kachkaeva
Higher School of Economics

Professor Anna Kachkaeva is the Director of the Centre for Digital Cultures and Media Literacy at the National Research University “Higher School of Economics” in Moscow. A. Kachkaeva has led multiple media projects and has been widely involved in Russian media research. rnFrom 1993 she was an observer for Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) and the director of the National Contest of Regional Television News (TEFI award in the category "Event of the Year") within Internews Russia. rnAfter getting her PhD in 1990 she was teaching at Faculty of Journalism of Moscow State University where she served the Head of the Department of Radio and Television from 2006 till 2011. In 2011 she became the Dean of Faculty of Media Communication in Higher School of Economics (HSE University). rnShe has widely published in the fields of multimedia journalism, history and theory of media, digital cultures as well as she co/edited a number of foundational anthologies, including Television Journalism (MSU: 1998) and Multimedia Journalism (HSE: 2017).rn