Irina Malkova
Klebnikov Russian Civil Society Fellow, 2017
Irina Malkova is Editor-in-Chief of the The Bell, a new media project in Russia. Previously, she was Editor-in-Chief of the online Russian magazine Republic. Ms. Malkova began her professional career at Vedomosti, a preeminent business daily in Moscow. She worked there first in the areas of marketing and distribution and then as one of the paper’s leading reporters on the oil and gas sector. After five years with Vedomosti, she was offered a position at Forbes Russia as an editor. She later served as Deputy Editor-in-Chief and head of the business reporting unit at RosBusinessConsulting (RBC), one of the largest media holdings in Russia. While at RBC, she also authored several investigative journalism pieces.

Irina Malkova is Editor-in-Chief of the The Bell, a new media project in Russia. Previously, she was Editor-in-Chief of the online Russian magazine Republic. Ms. Malkova began her professional career at Vedomosti, a preeminent business daily in Moscow. She worked there first in the areas of marketing and distribution and then as one of the paper’s leading reporters on the oil and gas sector. After five years with Vedomosti, she was offered a position at Forbes Russia as an editor. She later served as Deputy Editor-in-Chief and head of the business reporting unit at RosBusinessConsulting (RBC), one of the largest media holdings in Russia. While at RBC, she also authored several investigative journalism pieces.

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