ASATRYAN Hakob

Chief Editor of “Orer” Armenian European Magazine

Date and Place of Birth: November 16, 1967, Kirovakan (Vanadzor), Armenia

Education/Major:

1984-1987 Yerevan State University; Philological Faculty; Department of the Armenian Language and Literature; philologist

1987-1990 Moscow State University; Department of Journalism; journalist

Career:

1999-present chief editor of “Orer” Armenian European Magazine

1998-present correspondent of the political department of “Azg” newspaper in Prague

1997-1998 chief editor of “Mass Media in Transcaucasia” bulletin

1993-1997 correspondent, head of Yerevan office of “Les Nouvelles d’Armenie” magazine (Paris)

1993-1995 collaboration with AIM (USA) and “The Armenian Monitor“(Yerevan) magazines

1992-1998 free-lance correspondent of the Russian service of Radio Europe (USA)

1990-1998 senior correspondent of the political department of “Azg” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1996 Yerevan Press Club

Since 1997 Journalists Union of Armenia

Prizes/Awards:

1995 Rita and Vardges Palyan (USA) Award to the Armenian press – “Best Journalist of the Year”

1996 “Best Publicist“ Award at the “Best Journalist” competition of “National Self-Determination” Union

Publications:

1997 “Seek the Assessment of the Time in My Songs” book

Hobbies: music, art

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: married, has three children

Contact Information:

24, Nitranska str., Prague 3, 13 000 Czech Republic

Tel/Fax (420 224) 25 46 24, (420 606) 56 56 11 (mob.)

Е-mail: h.asatryan@volny.cz