HOVHANNISSIAN Tigran

President of Foreign Correspondents Association of Armenia

Date and Place of Birth: February 5, 1961, Yerevan, Armenia

Education/Major:

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

Career:

1998-present president of Association of Foreign Correspondents of Armenia

2003-present director of “Tigranpress” LLC

2013-present lecturer of  department of journalism at the Institute of Media, Advertisement and Movie Studies of the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University

2013-present correspondent of “Izvestia” (Russia) newspaper in Armenia

2009-2012 correspondent of Russian online publication “Slon.ru”

2008-2012 leading specialist of Public Relations and Information Department of RA Ministry of Emergency Situations

2008-2009 editor of the Russian version “7or.am” online publication

2006-2007 host of “Yerkirn Aysor” news program of “Yerkir Media” TV сompany

2006 Chief of Information and Public Relations Department of Arabkir Community of Yerevan

2003-2006 chief editor of Armenian-Russian Business Magazine

2003 January-April correspondent of “ANSA” news agency (Italy) in Armenia

1993-2003 January correspondent of “Interfax” news agency in Armenia

1989-1993 editor, head of a department, deputy chief editor of ”Armenpress” news agency

Membership in Journalistic Associations and Their Governing Bodies:

Since 1995 Journalists Union of Armenia

Since 1998 President of Association of Foreign Correspondents of Armenia

Prizes/Awards:

2002 ”ProMedia” award in the ”Health Protection” nomination

1991 ITAR-TASS award, youth edition

Publications: ”Komsomolets”, ”Communist”, ”Golos Armenii”, ”Azg”, ”Hayastani Hanrapetutyun”, ”Rossiyskaya Gazeta”, ” Modus Vivendi Press”, Armenian Radio, ”Football+”.

Hobbies: sport – football (captain of the combined team of the RA journalists)

Languages: Armenian, Russian, English

Marital Status: married with four children

Contact Information:

apt. 114, 13, Ervand Kochar str., Yerevan, Armenia

Tel. (374 10) 55 06 19 (home), (374 93) 81 71 92 (mob.)

E-mail: tigranhov@list.ru