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Press Releases, 1/31/2014 | Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

Niina Hyrsky appointed Press Officer to Stockholm

Press release 25/2014
31 January 2014

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Niina Hyrsky
The Ministry for Foreign Affairs has appointed Niina Hyrsky to the post of Press Officer at the Embassy of Finland in Stockholm for a fixed term. The term of appointment is three years and it begins at the start of March.

The press officer is responsible for the Embassy’s external communications and media relations. The job also entails other public diplomacy and development of Finland’s brand in cooperation with Team Finland partners.

Niina Hyrsky has about 25 years of experience in media and communications tasks. She has worked as a reporter, producer and news presenter, among others, at the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle, Taloussanomat and Channel 4 News. In addition, she has served as Head of Communication for the operations in Finland of the Nordic banking group Handelsbanken. She has work experience in Sweden, including the Finnish-language editing staff of Radio Sweden and the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company.

Hyrsky holds the degree of Master of Social Sciences. She has also completed studies at the University of Stockholm.

Additional information: Jari Sinkari, Deputy Director General, Department for Communications and Culture, tel. +358 40 352 6129
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