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Ellen Pinchuk

Deputy CEO, Mikhailov & Partners

Ellen Pinchuk

Deputy CEO, Mikhailov & Partners

Biography

Ellen Pinchuk manages the development and implementation of programs for the positioning of Russian companies and their senior management abroad.

Ellen came to Russia in 1991 from California to make television programs for international stations. In 1999, she began working as a producer, and then as a reporter and bureau-chief, for CTV Canada in Moscow. Ellen covered many important stories in Russia and the CIS countries. She reported on the Chechen conflict, the problems of North Ossetia, space tourism, energy, and sports. She has also worked as a special correspondent for CTV in Iraq, Afghanistan and Israel. Among her achievements are interviews with Viktor Yushchenko and Yasser Arafat.

From 2007–2009, Ellen was a correspondent for Bloomberg News TV in Moscow. During that time, she arranged interviews with several senior Russian businessmen and politicians, including Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev. Ellen’s work has been lauded by the journalistic community, twice being the recipient of the New York Press Club Journalism Award.

Ellen began her career in strategic communications in 2010 when she joined the Mikhailov & Partners team.

Ellen holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and Literature and a Master’s degree with honors in History from Harvard University.