Valery Nechay

Foreign Press Observer and First Deputy Editor in Chief

Valery Nechay is the first Deputy Editor-in-Chief Editor in Chief in the St. Petersburg department of Echo of Moscow radio station. He also serves as the station’s International Observer. Valery has been working as a radio journalist for over 13 years, with a focus on European Union and United States politics, and good governance. Valery hosts daily news programs that cover important events in St Petersburg and Russian political, social and cultural spheres, and provide a forum for diverse points of view. In Russia, Valery is well known for his coverage of the band “Pussy Riot,” the “Arctic Sunrise” court case, and the MH17 flight crash investigation. Through his participation in the program, Valery intends to give the Russian audience the opportunity to look at the US Presidential race from different angles and get objective information about the voting procedure and the results. Valery holds an MSc in Computer Science, and is currently working towards is PhD in Political Science.