Vanya Tsvetkova

Interactive Learning Producer


Vanya Iliev is an interactive learning producer at Poynter’s News University. She brings her journalistic, video production, design and development skills to NewsU.

Previously, Vanya was a freelance digital media developer and marketing coordinator at Poynter. She is also a local freelance broadcast production assistant for national sporting events.

Vanya earned her bachelor’s in mass communications with a focus on broadcast program and production from USF Tampa. She holds a master’s degree in digital journalism and design from USF-St. Petersburg, where she was a graduate research assistant. Her master’s applied research project, The Spa Beach Controversy, is a documentary about the integration of St. Petersburg’s Spa Beach in the late 1950s.