Ginanne in Poland

Since beginning her journalistic career in 1993 as an intern at CNN’s Larry King Live, Ginanne Brownell Mitic has covered stories in over 30 countries and on six continents. Ginanne worked on staff at CNN (Washington, DC) and Newsweek (London) and currently is a London-based freelance writer covering arts and culture stories for publications including the International New York Timesand the Wall Street Journal.

Some of the major stories she has reported on over the years have included post-conflict society and politics in the Balkans, the enlargement of the European Union, the global luxury trade  and European social trends. She has had her work published in the The Times of LondonSalonGlobalPost and Financial Times and has done media consulting for UNICEF and J.K. Rowling’s Lumos Charity (formerly the Children’s High Level Group).

Ginanne launched in May 2011, a webzine exploring the arts in central and eastern Europe. She has also contributed chapters to the Global Civil Society Yearbook 2010 and Fodor’s 2001 Europe Guidebook.

Born and raised  in Michigan, Ginanne holds a BA from Albion College (Michigan), an MSc in the history of international relations from the London School of Economics and an MA in international journalism from London’s City University.  She has served as both president and vice-president of the Association of American Correspondents in London.