Writing a Biography
Hi! My name ‘s Artiom and I learn how to write a biography. I’d like to write about Dmytro Komarov, whose documentaries I adore.
Dmytro Komarov is a Ukrainian TV presenter, journalist, photographer and traveller.
Dmytro Komarov was born on June 17, 1983, in Kyiv. He has a younger brother Mykola and a sister Angelina, who are six years younger than him.
Dmytro got interested in journalism at an early age. He published his first article at the age of 12 and started working as an editor in the weekly magazine “Telenedelya” when he was 16. He jokes that he got a job before he even had a passport.
Dmytro Komarov holds a degree in engineering from the National Transport University and a degree in public relations from Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts.
At 17, Komarov worked as a photojournalist, capturing Ukrainian and international celebrities who visited Kyiv for performances and selling exclusive photos to various publications. This gradually gained him recognition in popular newspapers and magazines, establishing his reputation in the journalistic circles.
As a journalist and photographer, Komarov collaborated with numerous print publications.
Dmytro Komarov gained recognition as a TV presenter through his work on the popular Ukrainian morning show called “Breakfast with 1+1”. This show became one of the most-watched morning programs in Ukraine.
Even as a student, Dmytro had a passion for traveling. After returning to Ukraine, Komarov sold photo reports from exotic countries to various publications and held photo exhibitions to fund new travels.
During one of his trips to Thailand, the idea of creating his own travel program was born. This program, later named “Svit Navivort” (World Inside Out), has been broadcast on the “1+1” channel since 2010. 12 seasons have been aired, covering 16 countries. The 13th season was interrupted due to russia’s invasion of Ukraine. His documentaries highlight the beauty of nature, showing stunning landscapes and rare animal species. His documentaries entertain and educate viewers about the world’s wonders and the diversity of human cultures. They serve as educational tools, inspiring curiosity and a deeper appreciation for the planet we inhabit. Komarov’s documentaries have received recognition and awards at national and international film festivals.
In 2019 Dmytro married to Alexandra Kucherenko.
On August 31, 2020, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky awarded Dmytro Komarov the honorary title of “Merited Journalist of Ukraine.”
In 2021, he launched a new travel project called “Mandruy Ukrainoyu z Dmytrom” (Travel Ukraine with Dmytro Komarov). The show broke television viewing records and became the highest-rated travel program in the history of Ukrainian television.
In 2023 “Year”, a documentary film-project by Dmytro Komarov was released. The documentary film is dedicated to the anniversary of the war in Ukraine. Dmytro was the first journalist to witness and film the horrors of the just-liberated towns of Bucha, Irpin and Hostomel. He saw the first emotions of people immediately after the de-occupation of Kyiv region, Kharkiv region, and Kherson region. The documentary is the author’s view of the war from angles that you won’t see in the news. Unique, rare, exclusive comments from those whose hands and minds are shaping our future victory. The main heroes of documentary are both ordinary Ukrainians who heroically show their strength and power every day for a year and high-ranking officials.