FARMANYAN Tigran

Chief Editor of “Hayastani Hanrapetutiun” Newspaper

Date and Place of Birth: May 16, 1953, Damala, district of Aspindz, Georgia

Education/Major:

1970-1975 Yerevan State University; Philology Department; Journalism section; journalist

Career:

2001-present executive director of “Hanrapetutiun” closed joint-stock company, chief editor of “Hayastani Hanrapetutiun” newspaper

1995-2001 chief editor of “02” weekly (police lieutenant colonel)

1990-1995 observer of the editorial board of “Hayastani Hanrapetutiun” newspaper, deputy chief editor, editor of “Petrvar” youth supplement (“February”)

1987-1990 instructor of the ideological department of Yerevan City Committee of the CP of Armenia, coordinator of work with media

1976-1987 correspondent, head of “Yerekoyan Yerevan” newspaper (1986)

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1982 Journalists Union of Armenia

Membership in Parties and Their Governing Bodies:

1984-1990 member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Prizes/Awards:

1982 “For Tourism Coverage” award of Journalists Union of Armenia

2000 was awarded individual arm (“Beretta” gun) by the RA Ministry of Interior Affairs

Publications: “Avangard”, “Sovetakan Hayastan“, “Communist”, State TV and Radio of Armenia

Hobbies: tourism (hiking), driving

Languages: Armenian, Russian

Marital Status: married with three children

Contact Information:

apt. 47, 8/2, Totovents str., Yerevan, Armenia

Tel (374 10) 52 57 56 (office), (374 91) 40 11 20 (mob.)

Fax (374 10) 54 86 11

Е-mail: hh@hhpress.am