AVETISYAN Tigran

Correspondent of Armenian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Date and Place of Birth: July 7,1966, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

1983-1991 Yerevan Polytechnic Institute; Department of Computer Engineering; system engineer

2003 seminar on “Conflict Management”, organized by FOJO Institute for Further Education of Journalists (Tbilisi, Georgia)

Career:

2008-present correspondent of Armenian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

2003-2008 correspondent of “Aravot” daily

2002-2003 correspondent of “Orran” magazine

2001-2002 editor of “Shant” TV newscast

2000-2001 assistant to the head of Information and Publications Department at RA Government

1999-2000 observer of “Hayastani Hanrapetutiun” newspaper

1998-1999 chief editor of “Zhamanak” newspaper

1996-1998 correspondent of “Hayastani Hanrapetutiun” newspaper

1993-1996 employee of “Hayastan” Pan-Armenian Fund press service

1990-1993 program engineer at Yerevan Scientific Research Institute of Mathematical Machines

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1997 Journalists Union of Armenia

Publications: “Aravot”, “Orran”, “Shant” TV channel, “Hayastani Hanrapetutiun”, “Respublika Armenia”, “Zhamanak”, “Hayk”, IWPR E-edition (London)

Hobbies: music, books, sport

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: married, two children

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 91) 41 98 83 (mob.)

E-mail: tavetisyan@yahoo.com