Yulia works as an author for Proekt Media, an independent Russian media outlet, and serve as en editor-in-chief for the small independent website in Samara, Russia, called Drugoi Gorod (The Different City”)  drugoigorod.ru.

She has been working as a journalist and editor since 1999 in Samara and Togliatty, Russia. Since 2015 she specializes in data journalism for social problems such as public health resources and quality of education. Yulia graduated from The Volga State Academy of Telecommunication as a programmer, and years later her degree happened to be very useful for data journalism work.