I have a Ph.D. in Journalism and I am a Docent in (Journalistic) Writing at the University of Jyväskylä and in Communication at the University of Helsinki.
You can find a few of my publications in English here:
'I changed my life's course': The impact of the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation fellowship on the career path of a journalist (2017)
- Beyond Text-Orientation: Three Potential Directions of Development for Digital Narrative Journalism (2016)
- Story First: Publishing Narrative Long-Form Journalism in Digital Environments (2014)
- Challenges in Covering Innovation Topics. Experiences of Journalists in the US, Japan and Finland (2011)
I have always enjoyed writing, it is the most natural way for me to express myself. I write mostly in Finnish.
I have worked as a journalist and published hundreds of newspaper and magazine stories. As a researcher I have published both academic texts and professional articles.
I published a book called Tarinallinen journalismi (Narrative Journalism) in 2020.
Here you can find one of my stories in English:
I teach, give lectures, host, supervise etc. I have completed Professional Teacher Education.
Some examples of my international activities in this area: