ALAVERDYAN Davit

Chief Editor, Co-Founder of “Mediamax” News Agency

Date and Place of Birth: October 17,1974, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

1991-1996 Yerevan State University; Department of International News Writing; international news writer

Career:

1999-present chief editor, co-founder of “Mediamax” news agency

2002-present professor at RAU Department of Journalism

2003 competitor for a thesis at the Political Science Department of Russian-Armenian University (RAU)

1998 professor, chief editor of the university newspaper at “Hrachya Acharyan” University

1997-1998 editor of Information and Propaganda Department of RA Defense Ministry

1995-1996 editor of “Lragir” newspaper

1993-1995 chief editor of “Maximum” newspaper

1992-1993 chief editor of “Bravo” weekly

1991-1992 editor of foreign broadcast program of National Television of Armenia

Publications: local and foreign media, “Rossiyskaya Gazeta” newspaper

2002 “Armenia” chapter in the book “Dissidents of Eastern and Central Europe”

Hobbies: music, movies, sport, traveling

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: married, a daughter

Contact Information:

8, Abovyan str., 2nd floor, Yerevan, Armenia, 0010

Tel./Fax (374 10) 54 54 31; 54 54 37

E-mail: editor@mediamax.am

Web site: www.mediamax.am