Alisa Gorokhova

Alisa Gorokhova

Alisa Gorokhova

Class of 2024

Alisa Gorokhova is a Ukrainian-Canadian documentary filmmaker, writer and journalist. Having lived, worked, and studied on both sides of the Atlantic with a decade of experience in technical and commercial copywriting, Alisa enrolled in the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism  specializing in short-form documentary filmmaking as a mid-career pivot. She focuses on issues relating to immigration, mental health advocacy, history and politics, as well as music and storytelling as a force of learning and healing. She graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Toronto, received her Master of Arts degree in European Politics from the University of Amsterdam, and graduated the J-school in 2024.


  • University of Toronto - BA in Political Science

  • University of Amsterdam - MA in European Politics

  • UC Berkeley - MJ, Short-Form Documentary Track (Class of '24)

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