Boris Yaikin

Graduate Student – Class of 2020
Multimedia communications, social movements, social justice. Music and cinema, popular culture and Latin American folklore.
Boris Yaikin is a Chilean journalist with a consolidated professional trajectory in newspapers and online media, where he has focused on researching innovative ways to deliver news content such as streaming and social media platforms. He has also developed a career as a photographer and a documentalist, participating in various projects connected to the underground cultural scene in Chile. In 2018, he won Becas Chile fellowship, granted by the Chilean government for the pursuit of the development of human capital, and he is currently a graduate student at the Social Documentation in Films and New Media MFA Program at UCSC.