Deniss Zelenkov Curriculum Vitae


Deniss Zelenkov is a London-based freelance writer, columnist and contributing editor.

Between 2013 and the present, Deniss has been involved in international project work, producing effective sales and marketing collateral, as well as curating, creating and contributing original content for high-profile blogs, websites, periodicals and nonprofit organisations.

He has proven to be incredibly versatile in his ability to cover everything from retail and gambling market trends to self-improvement and complex social issues.

Deniss has a background in NGO consulting and social entrepreneurship. He has volunteered at Institute for Cultural Diplomacy (ICD) in Berlin, supporting Young Leader's Forum, International Conferences and Cultural Diplomacy Development Team. As a part of the student exchange programme, Deniss also agreed to participate as a guest speaker with an agenda to shift the focus to sustainable living, social entrepreneurship and corporate culture issues.

His work has been featured in The Huffington Post (HuffPost Style), Elite Daily, Slant News, Menswear Style, The Idle Man, The Good Men Project and elsewhere. Details Style Syndicate "Featured Contributor of the Month."

Deniss also offers certified industry-specific translation and interpretation services that comply with EN-15038 European Quality Standard for Translation requirements.

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Digital competences

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  • Administrative: MS Office, OpenOffice, Google Docs, Redmine, WinQSB
  • CAT: Trados, memoQ, Memsource
  • Data visualization software: Datawrapper, Infogram, Prezi, Tableau, Visually
  • Fact-checking software: Checkdesk, Snopes, Who.is
  • Statistical analysis software: SPSS, OutWit (Scraper)
  • Visual software: Adobe Photoshop, Emaze, Canva, Pixelmator
  • CMS: Joomla, WordPress
  • SEO: Buzzsumo, Chartbeat, comScore, Google Analytics, Majestic, Yoast
  • SMM: Buffer, Contently, Hootsuite, Storify, Sprinklr


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Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Studies (BBS)

  • Majored in Business Communications
  • Awarded First-class Honors for an overall GPA of 4.0
  • 240 ECTS
  • EQF Level 6

Online courses for media professionals LEARNO, accredited by European Journalism Centre (EJC)

  • Google Search for Journalists
  • Verification: The Basics
  • Managing Data Journalism Projects
  • Going Viral Using Social Media Analytics


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  • English C2: Proficient user
  • Russian C2: Proficient user
  • German B2: Independent user
  • Latvian B2: Independent user
  • Danish A2: Basic user


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  • NewsCred #ThinkContent Summit
  • News Impact Summit London: "Trolls, Corruption, Falsehood: Reporting 'Truth' in the Digital Age"
  • HP LIFE Webinar: Mastering Social Media, taught by Samantha Adams Becker
  • HP LIFE Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs
  • ICD Young Leaders' Forum


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References (academic/professional) and more info available on request.

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