Iryna Vyrtosu

Iryna Vyrtosu

project coordinator


Iryna Vyrtosu graduated from the Institute of Journalism of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Has total work experience of over 15 years in journalism and of over three years in the field of human rights.

The author of more than 200 journalistic materials on human rights for such leading media outlets as Ukrayinska Pravda (Ukrainian Truth), Radio Liberty, Dzerkalo Tyzhnia (Mirror of the Week), Den (Day) and others.

The graduate of the All-Ukrainian educational program “Understanding Human Rights”. The author of the book “Maidan. Women’s Business”, co-author of the manuals for journalists “Advocacy Journalism: Global and Ukrainian Experience”, “Universal Design: Practical Tips for Everyone”, “Nothing For Us Without Us. Guidelines on Inclusive Decision-making for Media.”

Member of the Independent Media Trade Union of Ukraine. The favorite technique in journalistic creativity is detail. Loves the books by Somerset Maugham and Sergei Dovlatov.