Ukraine’s new president, Volodymyr Zelensky, officially announced the appointment of Iuliia Mendel as press secretary on Monday (3rd).
Mendel, who has successfully stood out among 4,000 opponents, has more than just outside beauty, and is a high-school student who has learned five cars. She is fluent in Ukrainian, Russian and English. After graduating from university, she went to the United States for further study and served as a special correspondent for The New York Times.
Mendel received his master’s and doctoral degrees from the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, majoring in Ukrainian linguistics, and his doctoral thesis on the work of the poet Volodymyr Zatulyviter from the 1970s to the 1990s. She has traveled to the United States to participate in journalist training courses. She has served as a journalist on several Ukrainian television stations and has been a special correspondent for The New York Times since 2017.
According to the Office of the President, nearly 4,000 job seekers apply for positions. All applicants must be fluent in Ukrainian and English. The human resources department will also consider the relevant professional experience, education, eloquence, resilience, understanding of Ukraine and the world political process, and even the resistance and sense of humor. one.
The government announced the results of the selection on April 30. The 32-year-old Mendel succeeded in defeating many opponents to stand out. She thanked all the blessings on Twitter. “It is a great honor to be able to stand out from the thousands of applicants and serve as the press secretary of President Zelensky. I will take responsibility in the future and make the government as transparent as possible.”