Anne Kirste Aikio graduated year 2005 from the Sámi Education Institute’s Media course. After that she has finished her Master's Thesis about her major subject, Sámi Culture for the University of Oulu. In her thesis she had a special focus on Sami documentary films. Aikio has been working as a journalist both in television and radio. Furthermore she has been working with several film projects. Her last work was a entertainment program called "Märät säpikkäät" for the Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle. For last months she has been working with the Sami film database project.