Born January 22, 1955 in Primorsky Krai.
. In 1977 he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Railway Engineers, specializing in water supply and sewerage, and then graduated from the Higher journalism courses at LSU in 1990 - the scriptwriting faculty VGIK specialty "screenwriter."
. From 1977 to 1980 - Brigadier sanitation station Beladzhala, master water supply section of the Baku of Azerbaijan Railways.
. From 1980 to 1981 - the correspondent of the "Youth of Azerbaijan.
. From 1982 to 1983 - assistant chief director of the Crimean Puppet Theater, from 1984 to 1989 - Editor Combine Ukrbytreklama "
. Since 1987 - the correspondent of the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda".
From 1989 to 1992 - head of video applications to the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda".
From 1992 to 1998 - General Producer LLP "TV studio" Reporter ". A leading weekly non-political news program "News at eleven" on RTV.
. In January 1997, was the anchor of "Fate" studio "Reporter" (TV channel "Russia").
. From January 1998 - a political commentator Directorate of Information and socio-political programs VGTRK.
. In September 1998, became the head of the department of special projects, the Directorate of Information and socio-political programs RTR.
. Since September 1999 - Deputy Head of the Center of special projects, Federal State Unitary Enterprise "State TV Company" Vesti ".
. Since 1999 - Program Manager "Federation" on RTR channel.
. Speaks English.
. Has a son.