ABOUT ME

Konstantin Syomin
DOB: March 16, 1980

EDUCATION:
New York University, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
September 2010 – February 2012
Masters in News & Documentary
Ural State University, Yekaterinburg, Russia
September 1996 — June 2001
B.A. in Journalism

JOURNALISM EXPERIENCE:
TV RUSSIA
Nightly news presenter, news show “VESTI+”
TV RUSSIA bureau chief in North America
Covered the 2004 presidential election, Hurricane Katrina, elections in Venezuela, Chile and Bolivia
Field Correspondent
Reported on the shutdown of the Chernobyl NPP, war in Chechnya, war in the Balkans, Operation Enduring Freedom and a terrorist attack on the Nord-Ost theater in Moscow (live)

Participated in production of the following documentaries:
«Chechnya. Heaven in the shade of the swords», 57 minutes, 2000
«Shaken by the wind. New Orleans in 2005», 25 minutes, 2005
«Mama America. International Adoptions», 45 minutes, 2007
“The Good Empire”, 55 minutes, 2007
“Lessons of Moldovian”, 25 minutes, 2009
«Ukraine. Living on the edge», 1 hour, 2010
“Don’t cry for your hair”, 1 hour 5 minutes, 2012
“Planet of Babel”, 57 minutes, 2013

DP and co-production for
“Sound of Vision”, 7 minutes, 2012 (DocChallenge Film Festival in Toronto Best Editing, Best Cinematography, Best Use of Genre, Audience Award), 2013 EMMY Awards nomination in the “New Approaches” (POV, PBS)

currently working on “Biochemistry of Treason”

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