GEVORKYAN Astkhik

Chairwoman of Journalists Union of Armenia

Date and Place of Birth: October 24,1932, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

1950-1955 Yerevan State University; Philology Department; Journalism section; journalist

Career:

1992-present chairwoman of Journalists Union of Armenia (JUA)

1970-1992 executive secretary of Journalists Union of Armenia Board

1955-1970 writer, writing secretary, senior writer of “Sovetakan Hayastan” newspaper

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1992 Chairwoman of the Journalists Union of Armenia

Since 1995 Yerevan Press Club, Board and Council member

Since 1991 member of Council of International Confederation of Journalists Unions (Moscow)

Publications: “Hayreniki Dzayn”, “Avangard”, “Grakan Tert”, “Yerekoyan Yerevan”, “Iravunk”, etc.

Hobbies: reading, spending free time in the open air

Languages: Armenian, Russian

Marital Status: single

Contact Information:

Home address: apt. 83, 2a, Yeznik Koghbatsi str., Yerevan, Armenia

Office address: JUA, 3a, Pushkin str., Yerevan, Armenia

Tel./Fax (374 10) 56 12 76