Anna has been working for the BBC for over 15 years. In 2006, she was appointed social media editor of the BBC Russian service. A year later, Anna received an award for best BBC World Service producer in recognition of success in building new audiences and developing an effective social media strategy.
In 2015, Anna joined the BBC's audience engagement and data team. She has also expanded her skills by coding in Python and using data science modelling to gain better understanding of audiences.
For the foundation she has run a three-day training course on audience research as part of the Regional Voices project in Ukraine. She also runs training courses on fact checking, social media verification and data-informed newsrooms for Armenian and Georgian journalists.
She holds a masters degree in physics from the Moscow Engineering Physics Institute.