Zinaida Viktorovna studied at Gorky secondary school. In1983, she graduated from the Salekhard Pedagogical College named after Anatoly Zverev in specialty "Primary school teacher". The young teacher enthusiastically started working at the Ovgort secondary school. In her pedagogical activity, Z. V. Longortova was able to find a place for innovative methods, self-education, and a creative approaches to work. Further Zinaida Viktorovna decided to continue education. In 2000, she graduated from St. Petersburg State University named after A. I. Herzen in specialty "Cultural Studies", "History teacher". In 1989, Zinaida Viktorovna was invited to work as a translator of the Khanty language in the State TV and Radio Company "Yamal" in Salekhard. Nowadays, Zinaida Viktorovna works in the Okrug State TV and Radio Company "Yamal-Region" as a senior editor of cultural and educational programs of the Television Directorate. She is the author of the program in the Russian language "Northern color" and the program in the Khanty language "Tut Sultam".