ABOUT US
UMDI (Ukrainian Media Development Institute) is a leading communication agency of Ukraine, established for:

Protection of your reputation
Promotion of your interests in the media sphere
Development of your communication strategy with public authorities and community
The agency was established in April 2012 by Elena Gromnytska and UMH, owned by Borys Lozhkin. The first global project of agency was participation in organizing and holding the World Newspaper Congress in Ukraine and ensuring all necessary PR and GR communication.
Over the last 5 years of considerable activity, our Agency has:

  • held electoral campaigns for 27 candidates for MPs of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and for local authorities;
  • represented interests of three multinational and nine foreign companies on Ukrainian market;
  • protected business reputation of 23 Ukrainian leading statesmen and large business representatives.

Our agency has created and successfully realized the media socio-political project, named «Realist.online».
Our portfolio has a wide range of successful projects in various spheres:
  • Human rights support
  • Energy
  • Economic sector
  • Health protection
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Social sphere
  • Corporative sector
  • Ecological safety
  • Agricultural sector
  • Hi-tech
  • Aerospace industry
  • Hostile takeover protection
UMDI IN NUMBERS
50+

Strategic, media and political communications experts
100+

Partners in executive authorities, Verkhovna Rada, Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, international organizations and state institutions abroad
150+

Partners in Ukrainian and worldwide upscale mass media
200+

Projects in various spheres (political, economic, social, media)
MEET THE TEAM
Olena Gromnytska
Founder of UMDI
Bio on Wiki
Graduated from History Dept and post-graduate degree in constitutional law of National Pedagogical Dragomanov University. Worked as a press-secretary to the President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma in 2002-2005. Held positions of Editor-in-Chief of «Profile-Ukraine» newsmagazine, vice-president of «Glavred-Media» holding, Chief Executive Officer and Editor in Chief of «Segodnya Multimedia». Since 2012 is the founder of «Ukrainian Media Development Institute» (UMDI) consulting agency. Honored journalist of Ukraine, been awarded the III Class Order of Princess Olha.

Mail to Olena
Nina Bagayeva
Executive director
Graduated from Donetsk State University, MA in Finance. Has an MAIBA Degree from
Bournemouth University, Great Britain.
Was holding leadership positions in media holding «Segodnya Multimedia» for more than 7
years. Specializes in strategic planning, business development, projects' appraisal, aspects
of international associative membership, development of regional network and affiliated
companies. Joined the UMDI team in April 2015.

Mail to Nina
Oleksandr Kurdinovich
Co-founder
Graduated from Economics Dept of the Kyiv Shevchenko National University. Worked in state authorities, was holding a big amount of informational campaigns in Ukraine and abroad, specializes in the fields of anti-crisis management, protection of reputation, promotion of interests in media and communication spheres.

Mail to Oleksandr
ADVANTAGES
Experience and knowledge
  • long-term operational experience on media market and realization of a large number of PR and GR projects;
  • long-term operational experience with Ukrainian state authorities;
  • necessary knowledge and skills to cope with issues of any complexity.

Networks and contacts
  • relations with foreign partners, namely 12 information agencies, 3 legal companies;
  • active participants of Ukrainian media market, participation with reliable partners on TV, radio, press, information and publishing spheres;
  • maintaining communication with representatives of high authorities, understanding the logic and mechanisms of decision-making.

Exclusive opportunities
  • unique possibilities for developing communication services of any complexity abroad, including the USA and European countries;
  • fast preparation of draft decisions for performing anti-crisis management issues;
  • effective techniques of protecting business reputation.

Kyiv, Muzeyniy lane, 10
office #501

Тел: +380442537417
E-mail: info@umdi.org
Working days: weekdays, from 9:00 to 19:00
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