Olga Khrustaleva is a freelance journalist, documentary filmmaker and editor. Her work has appeared on CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, and other international media. Originally from Russia, over the past years Olga has worked in Latin America, West Africa, and USA. Olga started her journalistic career as a reporter and producer at an English-language newspaper in Moscow where she covered anti-government protests, elections, and socio-economic issues in Russia.
In 2012 she was awarded a Fulbright fellowship to pursue a master’s degree at the University of Missouri Journalism School, where she focused on visual and investigative journalism. Olga’s professional interests include human rights, the role of technology in political processes, and environmental issues. She loves to travel and pursue complex character-driven stories from remote places.