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  1. I am a Riga-based writing and broadcast journalist reporting in Latvian and English. 

    I work as a Latvia correspondent for Reuters, the world's largest international multimedia news agency. As a freelance radio reporter, I deliver radio features to the English service of Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle in Bonn

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    I also work as a freelance fixer in Latvia. I have been fixing for the BBC World Service, BBC Scotland TV, BBC East Midlands Today, ITN, The New York Times, The Economist and others.

    Previously I have worked with the weekly news investigative TV3 programme "Nekā personīga" in Latvia.  I have also worked as a news presenter at TV3 news service in Riga, on the news desk at public broadcaster Radio Latvia and as the station's foreign correspondent in the UK. In addition, I have worked with Free Speech Radio News and PRI's "The World".  

    I have a bachelor's degree in public relations and a master’s in radio journalism, which I earned at Goldsmiths College in London in 2007. I completed a work experience at the BBC World Service programme "Europe Today" at that time.

    I was named "best TV journalist in Latvia" in 2008 during the competition “The Hope of Journalism.” 

    I am a member of the Latvian Journalist Association. 

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