Victoria Unikel and Gene Avakyan

about us

Make your personal brand or your business brand into one of significant influence. Build brand authority, trust, and credibility with our expert help.

VUGA Media Group specializes in PR and media marketing. We bring creativity and vision to everything we touch. Our business is to create a plan to raise your brand to new heights.

Founded by Victoria Unikel and Gene Avakyan in Miami, Florida, VUGA Media Group leverages its founders' wealth of experience, influence, and access to top media, and accomplishments to maximize what we can achieve for our clients' enterprises.

Our job is to put you and your business on TV, in the newspapers and magazines, and in front of the world - to make you a star.

The Founders


Victoria Unikel is a multitalented and award-winning international artist, producer, legendary and shocking performer, media mogul, writer and a serial entrepreneur with 25 years’ entertainment and business experience. Victoria is also Head and co-founder of VUGA Enterprises, VUGA Publishing, Gossip Stone TV, 24Fashion TV, and co-founder of Edison Aerospace, and Shoreline Protection Technology .


Gene Avakyan has been involved in all aspects of technical leadership and innovation for over 25 years, leading projects in Government, Entertainment, and Financial industries. Gene has architected ERP systems with $13 Billion in total throughput and is CTO/Co-founder of Gossip Stone TV, 24Fashion TV, and CEO/Co-founder of Edison Aerospace, VUGA Enterprises, VUGA Publishing, and Shoreline Protection Technology.

our team



TV host, influencer, and producer with top celebrity working experience. Ari has interviewed over 300 A-list celebrities and believes everyone has a story to tell. English/Spanish



10+ years of work with FashionTV, Hublot, Dior, Yves Saint Laurent, Festival de Cannes, De Grisogono, Black Tape Project, Paris FW, Milan FW, NYFW, LAFW, Miami Swim Week. AKA Olga VAfina.



Extensive sales and marketing experience and a history of producing results in high-pressure environments. Honored as the youngest top-seller in a US health and fitness enterprise. English/Spanish

Christina V Henningstad


Journalist, photographer, and Senior Fashion Editor at 24Fashion TV channel. Founder of Fashionview Production in Paris, France.

Niko Parkhomenko

VP BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, Regional Supervisor Middle East

International businessman with successful financial background and extensive business development experience in Europe, Latin America, and USA. Been involved as a principal in banking, entertainment, fashion, media, and PR firms. Created international network to promote businesses.



Award winning filmmaker, producer and director with a history of producing documentary film and art projects honoring American heroes. Nominated for Oscar short list for documentary project.



An A-list producer, director and visual effects supervisor who worked with such world-renowned stars as Jennifer Lopez, Eminem, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Linkin Park, Fall Out Boy, Migos, and many others.

Irina Bosin


21 years of experience organising entertainment, music, and business events. Co-founder of Weekend for Women club.

Yulia Naumova


Art industry professional with 14 years of artist and art exhibition PR and marketing experience and art appraisal. Master's business degree from Ukrainian university.

Max Burkov

MENA representative Regional Supervisor & Coordinator

Entrepreneur with financial, corporate and analytical background. Over 15 years experience in international corporate management in Amsterdam, Paris, London, Dubai in media, fashion and publishing industries. Strong business development presence in MENA.

Milion Zeleke


International entrepreneur in the government and technology sectors. Organizer and host of high-level United Nations & World Bank delegation networking events. Conference speaker and founder of an international government and business network.

Partner companies & projects

VUGA Enterprises


Operates a network of over 100 online newspapers and magazines with over 15M unique visitors/mo that publish syndicated news items and where articles, releases, and advertisements are published for our clients.

Our clients come from different industries and include companies, brands, and individuals who seek to establish brand-recognition and visibility and need press release distribution. We offer additional editorial services by our editors to improve readability and Google search rankings to maximize the visibility of their online presence.

Gossip Stone TV


GOSSIP STONE TV is an American TV channel on iOS, ROKU TV, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV with a combined maximum platform reach of over 150M households worldwide.

Gossip Stone TV features original celebrity reality TV shows and A-list artist interviews. Gossip Stone TV reality shows explore the worlds of ultra-luxury extravagance that is usually hidden behind tall fences. The mystical and often misunderstood world of master hypnotists, and the world of influence, along with an interview series featuring sit down interviews with top A-list celebrities. Available in 100+ countries.

24Fashion TV


24FASHION TV is an American TV channel dedicated to the world of fashion that can be seen on iOS, Amazon Fire TV and ROKU TV with a combined maximum platform reach of over 100M households worldwide. The network includes a Television channel, an online social media application, and an international registry of fashion industry professionals.

24Fashion TV has been a media sponsor of major fashion shows during New York Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, Miami Swim Week, Dubai Fashion Week, Los Angeles Fashion Week, and many more.

VUGA Publishing


VUGA Publishing is a partner of VUGA Media Group, and its mission is to provide an exceptional platform for independent writers to get their books published and promoted in order to reach a wider audience.

We proudly offer a range of publishing options, including printed books, ebooks, and audiobooks, to provide flexible solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of writers like you. We offer unique mainstream media marketing packages for our authors.

International distribution channels of client books include WalMart, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Apple Books, and many more.

Aerospace company


EDISON AEROSPACE - is an American company applying modern technology to move Agriculture and US Defense industry into the 21st Century.

shoreline protection technology

Shoreline Protection Technology

Shoreline Protection Technology - is dedicated to safeguarding the world's coastal ecosystems while enhancing the natural beauty and resilience of our shorelines.


VUGA Holding, the parent company to VUGA Media Group and its partner companies, has several projects in pre-production and has authored original screenplays (WGA-registered). VUGA Media Group is currently producing several film projects, including “Innocent Voice”, “Flower of Cambodia”, “Jimmy Sweet”, and “Zoomba”.



VUGA Holding LLC also owns the rights to works that have been featured in numerous international exhibitions over the past eleven years. Our art works have sold for thousands at famous fundraisers such as Make-A-Wish South Florida, and has been exhibited in galleries. Some works are on display in interior design and private collections in Europe and the USA.



EXORCISTA Exorcista is comic book superhero character featured in a series of graphic novels and NFTs. The comic book has been published on Amazon’s comiXology store. A unique limited edition gothic political NFT collection saga has also been published on as a long-running series.


Our Achievements

VUGA Media Group and its founders, Victoria Unikel and Gene Avakyan, have been awarded for their contribution to international humanitarian organizations, local city government, and law enforcement agencies. Together, the founders bring with them more than 50 years of global achievement and successful projects.

2008 – 2011 Participation, organization, production, and support of LGBT community, fashion and music shows in Germany, as well as under the patronage of the Mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit in the framework of the Aids Gala

2008 – Community volunteering with Los Angeles Sheriffs Department, CERT, and EAA Young Eagles program support and participate of Aids Gala (Germany) senator Klaus Vovireight

2013 Received awards from the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s office and City Attorney’s Office for ERP system design, management, and technical accomplishment

2016 US Presidential Candidate campaigns – participated in election campaign as media production firm

2018 Critics Choice Awards – exclusive VR broadcast co-producer

2019 Mosaic Federation Award for helping to support the fight against human trafficking and slavery. Mosaic is an organization of members of intelligence and police agencies around the world, such CIA, FBI, Scotland Yard, IDF, Mossad, and others.

2002 – 2024 Designed contract award and management system that powered the City of Los Angeles and the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) procurement and invoice management systems, managing over $13 Billion in combined contracts.

2021 – 2022 TV Media sponsorship as 24Fashion TV of many top fashion shows seen during Miami Swim Week, New York Fashion Week, Paris Fashion Week, Los Angeles Fashion Week, International Fashion Week Dubai among others

2022 EAA – promotional pop-up campaign for Ford Tri-Motor charity events

2022 - Launched Edison Aerospace, innovating agricultural electric aviation, and Gossip Stone TV, A-list celebrity reality show production and broadcasting, are launched.

2023 - Launched regional representation in Dubai, Europe, Latin America, and Ukraine. Launched VUGA Publishing to publish and market independent authors' works.
VUGA Enterprises exceeds 100 publications in its list of owned publications.