GAZAZYAN Arshavir

Correspondent of Deutsche Welle in Armenia

Date and Place of Birth: March 8, 1957, Akhaltsikhe, Georgia

Education/Major:

1979-1984 Yerevan State Pedagogical Institute of Russian and Foreign Languages after Brusov; Philology Department; philologist

Career:

1999-present correspondent of Deutsche Welle in Armenia

1998-1999 editor of the news and analysis bulletin of “Armenpress” news agency

1991-1998 head of the department of information, deputy chief editor, acting chief editor of “Respublika Armenia” newspaper

1989-1991 head of the department of information of “Communist” newspaper (“Golos Armenii”)

1985-1989 senior correspondent, head of the social and economic department of the “Komsomolets” newspaper

1982-1985 correspondent of “Kerpasagorts” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1986 Journalists Union of Armenia

Since 1995 Yerevan Press Club, member of YPC Council since 1997, member of YPC Board since 2000

Publications: “Komsomolets”, “Communist”, “Golos Armenii”, “Epokha”, “Commersant”, “Novoe Vremya”, “Noratert”, Institute of War and Peace Reporting, “Armenpress”, “Armenian Weekly”, Armenian TV, Radio, Deutsche Welle, “Sobesednik Armenii”

2005 “In the Shadow of the Sun” book

2009 “Journalism Faculty” book

2010 “Stories” book

Hobbies: sport, books, music (jazz)

Languages: Armenian, Russian, Georgian

Marital Status: married with two children

Contact Information:

Tel. (374 10) 53 00 67; 53 35 41

E-mail: gazazyan.ashot@gmail.com