GALOYAN Ara

Program Director of “Shoghakat” TV company

Date and Place of Birth: October 13, 1958, Gyumri, Armenia

Education/Major:

1976-1981 Yerevan State University, Department of Philosophy

1984-1987 Yerevan State University, graduate student at Applied Sociology Chair

2006 September “TV Programming” training by IREX Armenia

2006 December “Electronic Media Program Rating” training by IREX Armenia

Career:

2002-present program director of “Shoghakat” TV company

2004-present business observer of “168 Zham” newspaper

1999-2002 chief editor of “Zhamanak” newspaper

1995-1999 business observer of “Aravot” daily

1990-1995 chief editor of “Hanrapetutiun” creative group of the National Television of Armenia

1987-1990 professor of philosophy and sociology of the Yerevan State Polytechnic Institute

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

2002 “Investigative Journalists” NGO

Publications: “Shoghakat” TV company, “168 Zham”, “Zhamanak”, “Aravot” newspapers, etc.

Hobbies: numismatics

Language command: Armenian, Russian, French (with a dictionary)

Marital status: married with two daughters

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 51 71 99 (office), (374 93) 83 53 04 (mob.)

E-mail: araygal@yahoo.com