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It's been 20 years since Lithuanian Journalism Centre started to organise journalism courses, conferences and other events for entry-level and experienced journalists. Our team consists of award-winning Lithuanian and foreign journalists, media entrepreneurs, renowned academics and media activists. In addition, we organise 5 month-long PR and Marketing course for mid-career professionals to facilitate professional adaptation in the context of rapid media transformations. We especially encourage media entrepreneurs to join the course.

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Studies

Studies

We offer 5 month long journalism and communication programmes for entry-level and mid-career profesionals, also - Sunday Journalism School for Teenagers.

Research

Research

We care about journalism and media situation and its perspectives. We perform applied media research and articulate suggestions for national and regional media policy.

Partnership

Partnership

Together with our Lithuanian and foreign partners we create new opportunities for media, journalists and the public. We believe in the idea that ‘If you want to go fast – go alone, if you want to go far – go together’.

Events

Events

We organise public meetings with famous journalists, prominent media personalities and researchers, seminars, annual conferences and colloquiums for national and international audiences. Do let us keep you posted.

Our Team

Our team consists of highly experienced and skilled journalists, media researchers and leaders of media enterprises. They all work on the national and international level and have interest in media education.

Džina Donauskaitė

Džina Donauskaitė

Director of the Lithuanian Journalism Centre. Has more than 10 years journalistic experience working and contributing to various newsrooms in Lithuania. Postdoctoral researcher at Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania.

Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė

Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė

Creator of the most popular Lithuanian internet daily DELFI.lt and it’s first Editor-in Chief. She is one of the first in the generation of young Lithuanian journalists to create new tradition of independent media.

Rimvydas Valatka

Rimvydas Valatka

Journalist, editor, political commentator. During his 3 decades-long career in journalism, he lead the biggest national newsrooms – lrytas.lt, 15min.lt, “Veidas”. He is also the Signatory of the Act of Independence of Lithuania.

Indrė Makaraitytė

Indrė Makaraitytė

Author and leader of Journalism Centre’s Contemporary Journalism and Media study programme. Journalist, political commentator, anchor of political daily TV program ‘Comment of the Day’ on INFO TV.

Edmundas Jakilaitis

Edmundas Jakilaitis

Anchor of a political daily TV program ‘At the Centre of Attention” aired daily on DELFI.lt He has been named in the annual elite survey (organised by DELFI) as the most influential Lithuanian journalist for the 3rd time.

Liudvika Meškauskaitė

Liudvika Meškauskaitė

The best known media law expert in Lithuania. Professor at the faculty of Law of Vilnius university. Author of the book “Media Law”. Awarded with Medal of the Order of Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas.

Vykintas Pugačiauskas

Vykintas Pugačiauskas

One of the main editors of foreign news at the national public broadcaster’s LRT TV news service. From 2011 to 2014 he was serving as a diplomat at the Lithuanian representative office in Brussels.

Nerijus Maliukevičius

Nerijus Maliukevičius

Professor at the Institute of political science and international relations of Vilnius university, expert of political conflicts and the media, information wars and Russia studies.

Daiva Lialytė

Daiva Lialytė

Works in the field of communication from 1998. Teaches at Vilnius University’s Faculty of Communication. Currently she is the head and the board member of “Integrity PR” company, also the Council Member of the Association of Public Relations Agencies.

Kęstutis Gečas

Kęstutis Gečas

Works in the field of communication already for 17 years. Founded several PR and communication agencies, incl. „INK Agency”. His career started in the biggest, at the time, Lithuanian daily newspaper “Lietuvos rytas”. Council Member of the Association of Public Relations Agencies.

Indrė Baltušė

Indrė Baltušė

Author and leader of Lithuanian Journalism Centre’s Public Relations and Marketing Communication professional study programme. Expert in integrated communication, founder and leading partner of branding and design agency IMAGINE, former partner at „INK Agency”.

Jonathan Howard

Jonathan Howard

Has long working experience as a strategist of advertising agencies „Saatchi & Saatchi“ and „BBDO“ in London. Teacher of strategy planning and creativity. He has worked with most biggest advertisement chains, such as „McCann Erickson”, „Y&R“, „Fallon“ and others.

Rūta Latinytė

Rūta Latinytė

Head of PR of publishing company „Šviesa“. Former press officer of the Lithuanian telecommunication company „Bitė LT“. Founder of creative agency „Flexus“, doctorate researcher at the Institute of Literature and Folklore.

Goda Januškevičiūtė

Goda Januškevičiūtė

PR and communication expert with more than 10 years experience in leading roles of big and prominent Lithuanian business and art organisations – former communication strategist at „Vilnius City Opera“; Chief Communication Officer at SBA company.

Algirdas Davidavičius

Algirdas Davidavičius

Master of public speaking, philosopher, expert in social psychology. Media and information literacy researcher at the Vilnius policy analysis institute. Lecturer at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas.

Andrius Baranauskas

Andrius Baranauskas

Head of corporate communication at one of the biggest Lithuanian telecommunication companies “UAB Tele2”, also its former press officer for many years. He has extensive experience in working as a communication professional for many industries, incl. food, pharmaceutical, financial etc.

Viktorija Urbonaitė

Viktorija Urbonaitė

Expert in creative writing, copywriter for famous magazines “Happy 365”, “L’Officiel Fashion”, contributor of the publisher “Alma Littera”. Founder of the creative writing workshop house “Kregždynas”.

Rosita Kajackaitė

Rosita Kajackaitė

A conversion optimization practician and analyser. The head of digital marketing and conversion optimization. Works mainly in Lithuanian and USA markets.

Evaldas Tamariūnas

Evaldas Tamariūnas

Radio and television journalist and photographer (worked for radio „Žinių radijas“, LRT TV program about drivers, roads and automobiles). Currently, serves as a press officer at the Directorate of Automobile Roads.

Gediminas Cibulskis

Gediminas Cibulskis

Human of ideas and stories, creative professional at the VRS advertising agency. Creator of the interactive kids’ story “Worm Nameless”. Former journalist at 15min.lt - one of the biggest internet dailies in Lithuania.

Artūras Morozovas

Artūras Morozovas

Experienced photojournalist and freelance war photograpger (worked in Georgia and Ukraine). Contributed to the biggest Lithuanian media houses (incl. DELFI, 15min.lt). One of the founders of multimedia agency “Nanook”.

Aurimas Perednis

Aurimas Perednis

Journalist and Editor, anchor of daily live radio show on national radio „Žinių radijas“ already for 14 years. Teaches radio speaking, interviewing techniques and media relations.

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Study program

Journalism And Contemporary Media

  • 110 academic hours of Journalism Theory and Practice
  • Created by the best Lithuanian journalism and media experts
  • Internship possibilities at biggest and most influential Lithuanian newsrooms
  • Networking possibilities with decision makers in contemporary media industries
Indrė Makaraitytė

Indrė Makaraitytė Head of the Study Program

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Study program

Public Relations And Marketing Communication

  • 110 academic hours of PR and marketing communication theory and practice
  • lecturers are highly experienced and talented PR and Marketing specialist – founders and owners of PR and advertising agencies, well paid strategists and the most original creators of visuals and stories.
  • unique mentoring program during which all course participants together with professional mentors will create high quality communication plan for their idea, project or organisation.
Indrė Baltušė

Indrė Baltušė Head of the Study Program

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