Olga Tikhomirova has over 14 years of professional experience in journalism. She worked for several independent media outlets in Russia, including the «Echo of Moscow» radio station and «The New Times» magazine. In September 2018, she joined the Russian Service of Deutsche Welle. Olga was also a spokesperson for the Solidarity political movement and advised Boris Nemtsov on public relations and media. She then worked as the Executive Director of PARNAS, a Russian liberal political party.