Kirsti Marjaana Salonen

National Committee: 
Position: 
President

WORK EXPERIENCE

Freelance journalist, press and television since 1986

MaMyS Ky; Project Manager, cultural and business expertise

2009-2011

Tamperelainen Newspaper; journalist, weekly column

2004-2006

The City of Kangasala; media assistant at the educational department

2002

Tampere University of Technology, Digital Media Laboratory

Matala Profiili Communications Company Ltd;

2002-2003

Multiple projects, researched background information and editorial work

TV-Tampere; weekly program of current events, production and editorials 2000-2001

TV, Shaw Cable, Thunder Bay, Canada;

1997-1998

Co-Producer, editor, producing news and cultural programs for various groups

The City of Nokia; National Music (ballads) Festival, Tapsan Tahdit

1988-1996

Managing Director

TV 2; music and entertainment programs, editor (freelancer)

1988-

The City of Tampere; licensed tour guide (freelancer)

1985-1996

Architect office Vahtera & Heino; garden designer

1974-1987

Art Society of Nokia; part time executive director

1973-1986

EDUCATION

Technical College of Helsinki; garden designer / graphic artist 1974

College of Tourism in Porvoo; examination 1986

University of Tampere; Degree in Art History, Cultural Management and 1978-1987

Adult Education

Voionmaa College; TV journalism, certificate 1997

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English

SPECIAL

I have traveled in 67 different countries and in most countries I have visited major art

museums and art galleries. I have also attended numerous music festivals around the

world. I was one of the official delegates from Finland in the World Conference of Tourism

in South Africa 1993.

HOBBIES

Visual arts, music, traveling, gardening and fitness programs

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