About ICS

The Institute of Communication Studies is a leading research organization in the field of journalism and media studies, public relations and corporate communications. Our mission is to contribute towards strengthening of Macedonian democracy by working with media, civil society and public institutions, educating a critical public that will ask for greater transparency and accountability through engagement in the policy creation process.


Jordanka Cherepnalkova Trajkoska

Jordanka is a psychologist and has master’s degree in communication. She builds her professional experience in international and local organizations and institutions, working on projects related to children and youth, education, children’s rights, psychosocial support, democratic governance and economic growth. Among the organizations / companies in which she worked are UNICEF, UNDP, Booz Allen Hamilton, British Council, First Children’s Embassy in the world Megjashi etc. She has an extensive experience in management large and area-wise divergent groups, needs analysis and designing technical support programmes including training programmes, study visits and other capacity building activities for different groups of beneficiaries. Her experience as a researcher is also part of her engagements and is her interest, especially in the area of communication.

She is part of the team of the Institute of Communication Studies that develops research methodologies, and implements research in the field of communications with a focus on disinformation, media literacy of different age groups.