Olena Goncharova has been a Kyiv Post staff writer since January 2012 and became the newspaper’s Canadian correspondent in June 2018. She is based in Edmonton, Alberta. She has a master’s degree from the Institute of Journalism at Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. As a 2016 Alfred Friendly Press Partners fellow, Goncharova worked for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette under a program administered by the University of Missouri School of Journalism in Columbia.