She is a TV editor of the "Pur si Simplu" project of the Radio "Europa Libera" and has over 20 years of experience in journalism. She has graduated from the Faculty of Letters of the State University of Moldova. Her career in journalism began at the news agency "Moldpres". Then she worked at the editorial offices of: "Flux", "Jurnal de Chisinau", "Timpul", Pro TV, "Adevarul Moldova".
In 2014 she received the award for the "Best journalist of the year, written press category", awarded by the Independent Journalism Center and the Press Council of Moldova.
Alina Turcanu is the trainer of the Political journalism course, the Internal Political journalism module.