Our Team

Our team consists of well-known journalists, Editors in Chief, media owners, scholars and researchers of Lithuania’s universities, experienced public relations and marketing experts and heads of large companies. They all have experience working in Lithuania and abroad.

Lecturers

Laima Abromaitytė

Laima Abromaitytė

General director and editor-in-chief of ‘‘Žinių radijas‘‘ with more than 20 years of experience working in radio, including 18 years in management positions. He started his career in the media from studies at the Lithuanian Journalism Centre.

Mindaugas Aušra

Mindaugas Aušra

Journalist of the LRT.lt research department, who has been working in the media for 10 years, prepared and hosted the LRT television show "Pinigų karta", produced the show "Misija: Vilnija". He is currently preparing and running a radio show "PIN kodas".

Asta Bajorienė

Asta Bajorienė

Lawyer, specializing in media law and personal data protection, representing media companies, journalists in courts of all types and instances, out-of-court dispute resolution bodies.

Ričardas Baltaduonis

Ričardas Baltaduonis

Head of the LRT Internet Department with many years of management experience for internet portals.

Indrė Baltušė

Indrė Baltušė

Founder of the branding agency ''Imagine'', brand strategist, advising on strategic identity and marketing communication for 14 years. Advising clients such as ''Birštonas Mineral Waters'', ''Wolf Engelman'', ''Kempinski'', ''ICOR'', ''Northway'', ''Suslavičius-Felix'' , "Vilnius Vodka", "Roche", "Caffeine", ''KALEV'' and others.

Andrius Baranauskas

Andrius Baranauskas

Founder and head of the reputation agency ''Winning'', former head of ''Tele2'' corporate communications for the Baltic States.

Aistė Jakimavičiūtė Bikauskė

Aistė Jakimavičiūtė Bikauskė

Creative director of the branding agency "Imagine". Studied design in Lithuania and Finland, organizes conferences on visual culture "Penketai". She has worked with the brands "WePower", "Birštonas mineraliniai vandenys", "Maxima", ''Alna'', "Swedbank" and others.

Gediminas Cibulskis

Gediminas Cibulskis

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

Paulius Čelkis

Paulius Čelkis

Lawyer, doctor of laws, advising media companies on legal issues, teaching media law at university.

Adrija Čepaitė

Adrija Čepaitė

Actress of the Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, associate professor of the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, one of the most qualified teachers of stage language, eloquence and linguistic expression. Founder of the ''Go Forward Academy''.

Jurgita Čeponytė

Jurgita Čeponytė

LRT.lt research department journalist, formerly working for ''Laisvės TV'', prepares and hosts the radio show "PIN kodas".

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.

Kęstutis Gečas

Kęstutis Gečas

Senior Partner at ''INK agency''. Has worked in the communications and media business for 27 years, having founded a number of public relations agencies. He started his career as a journalist. He is also a business partner at ''bigNow'', co-author of the ''Dansu Dansu'' blog.

Benas Gerdžiūnas

Benas Gerdžiūnas

Is the editor at LRT English and a multimedia journalist previously reporting from the EU, Balkans, Belarus, Middle East and Ukraine. Published by ''AFP'', ''Al Jazeera'', ''Bloomberg Magazine'', ''DW'', ''Politico'', ''Spiegel'', ''The Independent'', ''Vice News'', and others.

Goda Januškevičiūtė

Goda Januškevičiūtė

More than 15 years managerial experience in public relations and marketing. Former communication and marketing strategist at ''Vilnius City Opera'', head of the public relations department of the ''SBA Group''. Among the largest clients are ''Qatar Airways'', ''Telia'' and ''General Financing''. This year she is the head of industrial events at ''Scanorama''.

Deimantas Jastramskis

Deimantas Jastramskis

Associate professor of the faculty of Communication, Vilnius University, associate professor of the center for journalism and media research, media researcher. Former head of the Lithuanian Journalism Centre.

Rūta Juknevičiūtė

Rūta Juknevičiūtė

LRT.lt research department, "InfoTV" journalist, who has accumulated considerable experience in working in television and in the press.

Jolita Kochanskė

Jolita Kochanskė

Head of ,,INK agency'', an integrated communication agency with more than 12 years of experience in public relations projects, integrated communication campaigns, international communication projects, crisis management. Among the clients consulted – ''Huawei'', ''Barclays'', ''Alma littera'', ''Thermo Fisher Scientific Baltics''.

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.

Daiva Lialytė

Daiva Lialytė

Head of the public relations company ''Integrity PR'' and member of the board, member of the council of the Communication Industry Association (KIA), lecturer at Vilnius University. He has been working in the field of communication for 23 years.

Valdas Lopeta

Valdas Lopeta

Head of Corporate Affairs and Communications, ''Lidl Lietuva''. More than 16 years of experience in communications. Former Head of Communications at ''Danske Bank''.

Haroldas Mackevičius

Haroldas Mackevičius

Lithuanian humorist, screenwriter, TV show producer. One of the creators of the show "Dviračio šou‘‘.

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.

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.

Renata Matkevičienė

Renata Matkevičienė

Head of the Department of Corporate Communication Research, Vilnius University, Associate Professor, Doctor. Founder of the "Social Leaders' Breakfast" events in Lithuania, who has organized about 20 meetings on the topics of socially responsible business. Member of the VU Faculty of Communication Council. She has been working in the field of communication for 16 years.

Šarūnas Mažeika

Šarūnas Mažeika

Photojournalist, professional photographer, DELFI TV and PHOTO department manager.

Linas Migonis

Linas Migonis

Creative director of ''Fabula'' agency. He gained experience in creative agencies "Love", "TBWA Vilnius", "Not Perfect", "TRUTH". His works have been awarded "Baltic Best", "Adrenaline", "Password" awards. Among the clients - ''Telia Lietuva'', ''Maxima'', ''Rimi'', ''Lidl'', ''Swedbank'', ''Šiaulių bankas'', ''Švyturys - Utenos alus'', ''Red Bull '' and others.

Tomas Nemura

Tomas Nemura

Founder and head of the digital marketing agency ''Choco Agency'', consults the largest brands in Lithuania and forms their online communication strategies.

Paulius Paulaitis

Paulius Paulaitis

15min.lt digital project manager, former DELFI Plus editor. Specializes in the development of digital media subscriptions.

Vaida Pilibaitytė

Vaida Pilibaitytė

Experienced LRT radio journalist, author of award-winning programs. Specializes in environmental and scientific journalism and holds a master's degree in international journalism and environmental sciences, politics, and management. From 2017 focuses on the genre of radio documentary.

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.

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.

Rasa Tapinienė

Rasa Tapinienė

Journalist, translator, host of LRT television programs ‘‘Dienos tema“, ‘‘Laba diena, Lietuva“, ‘‘Svarbi valanda" and ‘‘Lietuva kalba". Former head of the LRT radio news service. She worked as a reviewer and news reporter for the radio station M-1 Plus, worked for a decade in the LNK News Service as a political and business reporter, created the Internet portal ‘‘Pinigų karta’’Money Generation, and hosted the ‘‘Info TV’’ information show ‘‘Infodiena‘‘.

Daivaras Ulinskas

Daivaras Ulinskas

Project director of the international media planning agency ''CARAT'', media planning specialist working with the largest clients in Lithuania. He teaches media planning at Vilnius University.

Viktorija Urbonaitė

Viktorija Urbonaitė

Founder and creative manager of the creative house "Kregždynas". Author of trainings on creativity, writing and storytelling. Author of books, presenter of television programs. Head of communication content of the pope's visit to Lithuania.

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.

Leaders

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.

Goda Januškevičiūtė

Goda Januškevičiūtė

More than 15 years managerial experience in public relations and marketing. Former communication and marketing strategist at ''Vilnius City Opera'', head of the public relations department of the ''SBA Group''. Among the largest clients are ''Qatar Airways'', ''Telia'' and ''General Financing''. This year she is the head of industrial events at ''Scanorama''.

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.

Partners

Open Society Foundation Lithuania