HARUTIUNIAN Arpi

Correspondent of “ArmeniaNow” Online Newspaper

Date and Place of Birth: February 23,1984, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

2000-2004 Yerevan State University; Department of Journalism; Bachelor’s Degree

2004-present Yerevan State University; Master’s Degree in Journalism

2002 seminar “On Completing Radio and Television News Preparation” (Yerevan State University)

2003 seminar “Training Course on TV Journalism” (Internews Armenia)

2003 training “On Coverage of Trafficking Cases” (Caucasus Media Institute)

2003 training “On Coverage of Problems of Persons with Mental Disability” (“Prkutiun” NGO)

2004 seminar “On Coverage of Trafficking Cases” (Caucasus Media Institute)

2005 seminar “Training Course on Investigative Journalism” (European Association of Journalists, Greek Section)

Career:

2004-present correspondent of “ArmeniaNow” online newspaper

2004-2005 correspondent, editor of Armenian Red Cross Society news service

2004 freelance correspondent of Internews Armenia

2002-2004 reporter of “Hetq” online newspaper; freelance correspondent of “Aravot” daily; correspondent of Association of Investigative Journalists

2002 correspondent of “Yerevann e khosum” studio

Prizes/Awards:

2005 first prize in contest of UN Office in Armenia “No One is Left Behind” for publications in “Hetq” and “ArmeniaNow” online newspapers

2004 best article in the nomination “Education for All” at the competition on Coverage of Disability Issues (“Bridge of Hope” NGO)

2001 Yerevan Press Club Annual Award for “In Search of Work” investigative article as the best debut

Publications: “Aravot”, “ArmeniaNow”, “Hetq”, “AGBU” magazine, “Mayak” radio station, “Shant”, “Shoghakat” TV companies, Second Armenian TV Channel/“Prometheus”

Hobbies: drawing, French literature

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: single

Contact Information:

Office address: 26, Parpetsi str., Yerevan, Armenia

Home address: Apt. 8. 10, A.Khachaturian str., Yerevan, Armenia

Tel. (374 10) 53 24 22 (office), (374 10) 26 02 27 (home), (374 91) 48 17 29 (mob.)

E-mail: arpi@armenianow.com,

arpi_harutyunyan@yahoo.com