Anna Sharogradskaya has been the director of Regional Press Institute since its origin in 1993. Prior to that she was teaching Journalism students at Leningrad (St. Petersburg) university.
Professor Sharogradskaya has been a trainer and consultant for practicing journalists in various programs in Russia and abroad: European Journalism Center Maastricht (Netherlands)? IREX PROMEDIA, Kiev, Simpheropol, (Ukraine), Tbilisi (Georgia). For more than two decades Anna Sharogradskaya was a visiting scholar at SWSEEL (Bloomington, IN., USA).
Her teaching areas are Russia through the Russian Media; Media Ethics; Reporting Diversity; Civic Journalism.
Anna Sharogradskaya has been on the editorial board of JOURNALISM, Theory, Practice &Criticism (Great Britain); ECOLOGY and LAW; expert for Media Diversity Institute (London) and Open Russia School of Public Poliсy. She is also a Russian advisory board member for Paul Klebnikov FUND.
Anna Sharogradskaya is the author of many publications in Russia and abroad. Most recent is REPORTING ETHNIC DIVERSITY (co-author Anna Sevort’jan, she also contributed to MEDIA SELFREGULATION Journalism and Law series.