EYP Board Supervisor
Viktorya Muradyan is a Communication specialist originally from Armenia, but studying and living in France and now at the College of Europe in Belgium. She is an Executive Board Member of the EYP. She is producing and co-hosting a podcast called “Eastern Dialogue”.
EYP Executive Board and Project Coordinator
As a young journalist, Patricia moved to Maastricht/Netherlands in 2015 to obtain her Bachelor’s degree in European Studies. After graduating in Summer 2018 she interned at the Asia-Europe Foundation in Singapore before doing her political traineeship at the Human Rights Council of the United Nations in Geneva. Currently, she is pursuing her Master degree in European foreign policy at the University of Oxford. Patricia is the project coordinator of Orange Magazine and involved in project management and communication. She has several years of experience with print media, TV and radio journalism. She believes that Orange Magazine is a fantastic platform for young journalists to grow and gain international working experience and looks forward to more exciting years and the new projects to come.
Caroline Paul Kanjookaran
Caroline Paul Kanjookaran is currently pursuing her Masters in Sustainability Studies from Germany. This complements her bachelors degree in Mass Communications and Public Relations from London, United Kingdom. Before moving to Germany, she worked in the dynamic Public Relations sector in Dubai and later, as Senior Sub Editor for a daily English newspaper in India. She is currently the Project Co-ordinator for Orange Magazine, as well as the Managing Editor for a food sustainability newsletter produced in Germany. She’s currently working on a Science Communications project and in the process of setting up a media lab at her university.
Alin Gabriel Gramescu
Alin-Gabriel Gramescu, President at Station Europe and proudly creator of the first Vlogging Academy focused on European citizenship education. Alin is a serial initiator with more than ten initiatives in his portfolio. He is the co-founder of European Heroes, an initiative that was part of the finals at the European Youth Award, where he produced a series of 30 interviews in 12 countries across Europe. Alin has been awarded by the European Institute of Romania for his amazing work on promoting the European values;
Aris holds a Bachelor in Journalism and Mass Communications and a Master in Law. During his studies, he produced a web TV show and he completed his internship at Makedonia Media Group, the oldest news outlet in northern Greece. He also worked in communications at the European Parliament, the European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators and the European Food Safety Authority. Currently, Aris is pursuing his PhD at the Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology, carrying out a research on the European Public Sphere. Aris possesses a solid understanding of multimedia journalism and mass communications as well as of international relations and international law. As a videographer at Orange Magazine he is exploiting his multidisciplinary knowledge to produce professional and high-level coverage of important conferences across Europe.
Lejla Kratina has Master degree in architecture. After working for three years in the architecture firm, she wanted to broaden her design knowledge working as a freelance graphic designer. Her scope of design is multidisciplinary focusing mostly on interior design, concept design, print media as well as design for online and app wireframes. She took part in architectural international workshops in Germany and Turkey. In her free time, she enjoys being a part of international design competitions, because they provoke her creativity and inspire her mind, and evoke her team spirit. As a graphic designer for Orange magazine, she hopes to be a motivated and enthusiastic problem solver working on the best possible visual presentation of work done by her journalist colleagues.
Mujgan Abdulzade is a graphic designer and data storyteller, currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Integrated Design in Germany. She is also one of the very first contributors of the Eurasia Data stories platform which was created by ForSet for the purpose of bringing storytellers, journalists, designers, and social activists together across Eastern Europe and Central Asia and give publicity to their work. Her experience in visual design started by working in the field of event management, mainly focusing on social projects since she used to work before with grassroots and social youth initiatives in Azerbaijan. She looks forward to the challenge of design or creating things that can contribute to the improvement of people’s lives and she hopes to fulfill this dream in Orange Magazine.
Marketing and Promotions
Teona is a social media manager and a multimedia journalist from Georgia. She has been part of the Orange Magazine Marketing and Promotions team since 2018. Teona completed her graduate studies in Multimedia Journalism and Media Management at GIPA, Georgia and acquired experience in working for online, radio and TV platforms. She went to Lithuania for her MA degree in Media Industries, with the financial support of the State Scholarship. During this time, she gained a diverse array of experiences from the newsroom at the RFE/RL Prague bureau to being the radio host in a community radio in Limerick, Ireland. She interned at the Embassy of the Republic of Georgia in Lithuania and ended up as the creative hub manager in Beja, Portugal.
Michelle is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in political science at Free University (FU) Berlin, with a focus on human rights and International Law. Currently she is working at the RSF Hub, a Research and Knowledge Transfer Hub for Rule of Law Promotion in cooperation with the German Federal Foreign Office. She is interested in foreign policy and diplomacy, which is why she was Head Delegate of the FU university delegation to the National Model United Nations Conference 2020 in New York. Furthermore, she interned at the German Embassy in Washington D.C. and at the Heinrich-Böll Foundation in Santiago de Chile. Besides her interest in foreign affairs, she has been part of several journalism projects and worked as a journalist at the German public-service television station called ZDF. As a videographer, she is grateful to be part of the international team of young journalists at Orange Magazine and is looking forward to gain new experiences, while attending and producing high quality content about different multimedia conferences.