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February 17 – the discussion meeting on “How journalists can cope with anxiety in combat conditions: the practical aspect”

Souspilnist Foundation, in partnership with UA:PBC, will meet at noon on February 7 to discuss “How journalists can cope with anxiety in combat conditions: the practical aspect.” 

The event aims to provide practical guidance on managing anxiety when working in combat conditions and whether it is possible to create a circle of support between journalists and service members.

We will be discussing:

  1. Self-regulation techniques: how to restore self-control?
  2. Journalists’ peer support groups in combat conditions.
  3. Establishing a collaboration between journalists and the territorial defense and Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Among the speakers are

  • Yevheniia Podobna, journalist, editor-in-chief for the UA:PBC documentary programs, military correspondent, and media coach;
  • Roman Bochkala, journalist and military correspondent covering military and civil conflicts around the world; co-founder of NGO Stop Corruption;
  • Oleksandr Makhov, military correspondent for TV channel DOM; a settler from Luhansk; a Donbas combat veteran;
  • Anastasiia Nizhnik, mental health counselor and author of mental health programs for journalists; has worked at a hospital with the wounded in action;
  • Yevheniia Kytayiva, military correspondent and news presenter.

Moderated by: Andriy Sydorenko, head of mental health programs for journalists at Souspilnist Foundation

When: from 12:00 to 13:30 on February 17.

Where: 26, Khreshchatyk Street, the premises of the UA:PBC Public Media Academy.

Please register by 13:00 on February 16, 2022, on

Participation requires a valid vaccination certificate or a negative PCR test.